Queens of academe beauty pageants and campus life

Higher education is an unlikely venue for showcasing ideals of femininity, yet campus beauty pageants have increased in popularity in a cultural marketplace conjoining personal empowerment with beauty and style. Tice examines the desires and racial and political agendas that propel students onto col...

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Main Author: Tice, Karen Whitney
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2012, 2012
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Higher education is an unlikely venue for showcasing ideals of femininity, yet campus beauty pageants have increased in popularity in a cultural marketplace conjoining personal empowerment with beauty and style. Tice examines the desires and racial and political agendas that propel students onto collegiate catwalks
Physical Description:1 online resource. ill
ISBN:9780199933440
0199933448