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, 1955-
Language:English
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Online Access:Link to e-book
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 : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
ISBN:9780199933440 (ebook)