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Queens of academe : beauty pageantry, student bodies, and college life / Karen W. Tice.

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Author/Creator:
Tice, Karen Whitney, 1955-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xi, 246 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-237) and index.
Contents:
  • Beauty and the boar
  • Cleavage and campus life
  • Pride and pulchritude: campus pageant politics, 1920-1980
  • Making the grade in the new millennium: beauty, platforming, celebrity, and normativity
  • "We are here": pageants as racial "homeplaces" and ethnic combat zones
  • Class acts and class work: poise and the polishing of campus queens
  • Flesh and spirit: bibles, beauty, and bikinis
  • Afterward: class work/homework.
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ISBN:
9780199842780
0199842787
9780199842803
0199842809

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