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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 206–237.
Published: 01 January 1992
... Aesthetic Face (New York: Thieme-Stratton, 1984) 64 and 65. On the Cutting Edge: Cosmetic Surgery and the Technological Production of the Gendered Body Anne Balsamo The Biotechnological Reproduction of Gender Among the most intriguing new body...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2014) 29 (2 (86)): 59–83.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Alexia Smit Critical accounts of plastic surgery television tend to explain women viewers' engagement with it either through comparisons to pornography and in terms of visual pleasure or by figuring the viewer as a docile, disciplined subject who reproduces the values espoused by the format. This...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2015) 30 (2 (89)): 55–87.
Published: 01 September 2015
... a woman who performs a masculinity that persists even after she is presumably cured through plastic surgery and conventional garb, indicating that masculinity is not necessarily aligned with appearance or anatomy. Crucially, Anna's felt sense that her scars persist after their removal—evoking the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 240–243.
Published: 01 May 1992
... (or related developmental abnor- malities), proper diagnosis can prevent unnecessary surgeries. In other cases, good images can help surgeons plan the most effective type of surgical procedure by providing good staging of tumors, including information about the size...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 184–185.
Published: 01 December 2014
...: The Worlds of Susanne Bier. No. 85: pp. 5 – 31 Belinda Smaill, see Therese Davis and Belinda Smaill Alexia Smit Care, Shame, and Intimacy: Reconsidering the Pleasures of Plastic Surgery Reality Television. No. 86: pp. 59 – 83 Julia Vassilieva “Becoming-Girl”­ in the New Russian Cinema...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 4–33.
Published: 01 September 1996
... deep in a patriarchal past, the Warrior Marks texts remystify genital surgeries in Africa, creating conventional subjects of an anthropological gaze already well-known to Western viewers through ethnographic and documentary cinema and their popular and mainstream counterparts. Ethnography, as...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 57–90.
Published: 01 May 1992
... unbearable pain during sex and unbearable pain during bowel movements, [which was] treated by feminizing hormones and surgery, endo would be declared a national emergency in this country As part of the struggle to empower endo women, Mary Lou Ballweg, cofounder and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (3 (30)): 141–143.
Published: 01 May 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Indiana University Press 1992 Index to camera obscural28, 29, 30 (volume 10) Balsamo, Anne On the Cutting Edge: Cosmetic Surgery and the Technological Production of the Gendered Body. No. 28; pp. 207-237. Bruno, Giuliana Spectatorial...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 277–278.
Published: 01 May 1997
... Culture by Anke Gleber. Princeton UP, 1999. Creating Beauty to Cure the Soul: Race and Psychology in the Shaping of Aesthetic Surgery by Sander L. Gilman. Duke UP, 1998. Female Masculinity by Judith Halberstam. Duke UP, 1998. In the Company of Women: Contemporary Female Friendship Films by...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 224–232.
Published: 01 May 1992
... Difficult Decisions Ann Barry Flood A woman newly diagnosed with early stage breast cancer is faced with deciding between two types of surgery, one that preserves more of the breast but needs to be supplemented with radiation treatment, and the other that removes the entire breast. After either...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 4–17.
Published: 01 May 1992
... whose title was occasioned by Janice Raymond’s 1979 book-length condemnation of male-to-female transsexuals as evil body-snatchers, The Transsexual Empire, Sandy Stone takes as a starting point docu- mented accounts of transsexuals who have undergone male-to-female surgery...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 150–176.
Published: 01 May 1992
... , Donald R. , and Patrick Gandy, eds. Proceedings of the Second Interdisciplinary Symposium on Gender Dysphoria Syndrome. Stanford: Division of Reconstructive and Rehabilitation Surgery, Stanford Medical Center, 1973 . Lothstein , Leslie Martin . Female-to-Male Transsexualism: Historical...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2006) 21 (1 (61)): 47–51.
Published: 01 May 2006
... be improved by getting buttock implants. The growing number of misogynist plastic surgery reality shows is particularly dispiriting. Though generally designed to be uplifting rather than nasty, Dr. 90210, Body Work, and Plastic Sur- gery: Before and After are antithetical to any...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 243–274.
Published: 01 May 1997
... associated with them. Diana was chosen because she refuses to submit to the gods or to men, she is active and even aggressive . . .12 Orlan uses a narcissistically secretive and masochistic experience- that of corrective cosmetic surgery-and turns it inside out...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 11–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... hoarders, plastic surgery junkies to bridezillas — it saves a special invective for mothers whose desires for fame drive them to “prostitute” themselves and their children to the voracious appetites of fame. Mothers who actively work for celebrity thus signal a form of unhealthy, even pathological...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 4–19.
Published: 01 January 1992
... used to chart and destroy vast territories in the Gulf War to the minute optical explorations of the body’s interior channels made possible through video endoscopy, a fiber optics process used both to image (on a video monitor) and to treat (with laser surgery) such conditions as endometriosis...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 156–177.
Published: 01 January 1992
... and not be made to feel any more passive,” explains: “DOC- tors, on the one hand, are cavalier about taking off a breast, and at the same time, no doctor seemed to be able to talk to me about 159 mastectomy without talking about reconstructive surgery in the same breath. It has to do...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 232–239.
Published: 01 May 1992
... different procedures are performed. Electively, the program provides post-operative photographs showing a range of results for breast-sparing surgery and mastectomy. To explain-and to help re- duce apprehension about the unfamiliar-we incorporated video se- quences showing a breast cancer...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1986) 5 (3 (15)): 36–65.
Published: 01 December 1986
... already performed plastic surgery on three models from the same agency, who had brought in similar lists. As it turns out, after these models have corrective surgery, they are dupli- cated by an electronic scanning device and murdered. Their image has been reconstituted by...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2007) 22 (2 (65)): 103–123.
Published: 01 September 2007
... — what Richard Schechner calls “restored behavior” and Judith Butler “discursive production.”10 Thus is “Jeanne Cooper” a role whose (re)construction comes into focus most sharply — and quite literally — when she airs footage of her plastic surgery, but whose cultivation also emerges in such...