Jiggle: (Re)Shaping American Women

Social science

Wendy Burns-Ardolino

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 216 pages

File size: 11 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Jiggle spans the fields of women’s studies, cultural studies, and media studies as it examines the significance of women’s embodied experiece with the most intimate strictures of femininity: foundation garments. Feminist theory of the body, the cultural production and consumption of fashion and beauty cultures, femininity and female subjectivity are woven together to tell the story of how women are shaped physically, culturally, socially and politically by shaping garments.