Download e-book for iPad: Acts of Undressing: Politics, Eroticism, and Discarded by Barbara Brownie

By Barbara Brownie

The act of undressing has a large number of meanings, which fluctuate dramatically while this in most cases deepest gesture is gifted for public intake. This ground-breaking publication explores the importance of undressing in quite a few cultural and social contexts.

As we're more and more enthusiastic about gown offerings as signifiers of who we're and the way we consider, an research into what occurs as we get rid of our outfits hasn't ever been extra pertinent. Exploring 3 major concerns - politics, tease, and garments with out our bodies - Acts of Undressing discusses those key subject matters via an in-depth and eclectic mixture of case stories together with flashing at Mardi Gras, the realm Burlesque video games, and 'shoefiti' utilized by gangs to mark territories.

Building on major theories of gown and the physique, from teachers together with Roland Barthes and Mario Perniolato, Ruth Barcan and Erving Goffman, Acts of Undressing is vital analyzing for college students of favor, sociology, anthropology, visible tradition, and similar subjects.

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