Technologies of Sexiness: Theorizing Women’s Engagement in the Sexualization of Culture

@article{Evans2010TechnologiesOS,
  title={Technologies of Sexiness: Theorizing Women’s Engagement in the Sexualization of Culture},
  author={A. Evans and Sarah Riley and A. Shankar},
  journal={Feminism & Psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={20},
  pages={114 - 131}
}
  • A. Evans, Sarah Riley, A. Shankar
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Feminism & Psychology
  • ‘Raunch’ culture and ‘porno-chic’ are examples of a dramatic rise in the re-sexualization of women’s bodies. Wrapped in discourses of individualism, consumerism and empowerment, and often excluding those who are not white, heterosexual and slim, this sexualization of culture has created significant debates within feminist literature with regard to the question of how to value women’s choices of participation in sexualized culture while also maintaining a critical standpoint towards the cultural… CONTINUE READING

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