Intro To Women StudiesApril 14 - Intro To Women Studies \u2022 \u2022 \u2022 \u2022 \u2022 \u2022 \u2022 \u2022 \u2022 \u2022 \u2022 \u2022 Social patterns role of religion how it escapes

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Intro To Women Studies April 14, 2008 Social patterns: role of religion, how it escapes from social life Body image ideal hour glass image changed in the 60s, liberation from domestic life where that body was meant to have children, now ideal body image more slender in order to be an aristocrat, must be inbred, aristocratic beauty more sickly looking (extremely pale) ascetics linked to power, control, wealth, occasionally male fantasy 1850s, 1860s men preserved body but asking women to look more like aristocrats (slimming down) only workers/peasants had muscles, tanning, thought to be unattractive, must protect your skin against the elements not till the 20s and 30s did people begin to admire the curvaceous body, more of the elite begins to engage in sports, no longer looked as labor as a sport anxieties of the broader culture reflected in the anxieties of your body 90s “lean and mean” used terms like ‘getting rid of the fat’ meaning people, first era of downsizing
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  • Spring '08
  • Prasad
  • Plastic Surgery, Aristocracy, Reconstructive surgery, Microsurgery

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