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Presence of the Body : Awareness in and Beyond Experience

Subjects: Human beings in art; Human body in literature; Human body in mass mediaART / Techniques / General; LITERARY CRITICISM / General; PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / General

  • Abstract: Presence of the Body provides an interdisciplinary forum (including literary, performative, philosophical and anthropological approaches) for the dialogue between theory and ...

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Body Between Materiality and Power : Essays in Visual Studies

Subjects: Power (Social sciences) in art; Power (Social sciences); Human figure in artART / Subjects & Themes / General

  • Abstract: This volume situates and problematizes the points of tension implicated in diverse historical and theoretical conceptualizations of the body through a ...

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Embodied Politics in Visual Autobiography

Subjects: Human body in mass media; Human body in popular culture; Autobiography--Social aspectsPERFORMING ARTS / Film / General; SOCIAL SCIENCE / LGBTQ+ Studies / Gay Studies; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies

  • Abstract: From reality television to film, performance, and video art, autobiography is everywhere in today's image-obsessed age. With contributions by both artists and scholars, Embodied Politics ...

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Pornographies of Violence? Internet Spectatorship on Body Horror.

Subjects: *Mass media audiences; *Mass media ethics; *Psychology

  • Source: Critical Studies in Media Communication. Mar2008, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p91-111. 21p.

  • Abstract: Technological innovations have meant that the way images of the victims of war and other categories of body horror are procured ... Copyright of Critical Studies in Media Communication is the property of Taylor & Francis Ltd and its content may not be ...

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‘No hint of bulging muscles’: The surveillance of sportswomen’s bodies in British print media.

Subjects: *Sports journalism; Women athletes; Human body in mass media

  • Source: Journalism. Aug2016, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p744-759. 16p.

  • Abstract: Since the inception of second wave feminism, feminists have placed female bodies at the centre of the equality discourse. The female bodyCopyright of Journalism is the property of Sage Publications, Ltd. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted ...

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The Effects of Thin and Heavy Media Images on Overweight and Underweight Consumers: Social Comparison Processes and Behavioral Implications.

Subjects: SOCIAL comparison; CONSUMER research; SELF-esteem

  • Source: Journal of Consumer Research; Apr2010, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p930-949, 20p, 1 Diagram, 6 Graphs

  • Abstract: This study examines how advertisements containing thin or heavy models influence the self-esteem of overweight, normal, and underweight consumers. Previous research has mainly examined the ... Copyright of Journal of Consumer Research is the property of Oxford University Press / USA and its content may not be copied or emailed to ...

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