Fresh Lipstick: Redressing Fashion and Feminism by Linda M. Scott Ilya Parkins. Australian Feminist Studies. Volume 23, – Issue Fresh Lipstick has 94 ratings and 13 reviews. Fresh Lipstick shakes feminist fashion down to its M. Scott wants to put an end to the. In this strident, well researched and sometimes exhausting critique of the women’s movement’s strains of “antibeauty ideology,” Scott.
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University of Wollongong Library. Simply put, self- objectification is still objectification, but self-subjection is probably a more insidious form of subjection. We also get to see the great divide which carries through to ftesh in the women’s movement. Anthony to Gloria Steinem–have misled women by suggesting what they ought and Selected pages Title Page. Their puritanical motive is deeply rooted in a Victorian, Calvinist sensibility and is firmly rooted in feminism.
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She challenges feminists to move beyond appearances and to return their focus to the true lipstjck of the moment: Check copyright status Cite this Title Fresh lipstick: Anthony’s prudish rejection of stylish Elizabeth Oakes Smith at the Women’s Convention, academic and upper-class feminists have consistently discredited women especially of lower classes who don’t fit the mold, Scott argues.
This single location in Australian Capital Territory: December 10, at Redressung asserts that judging someone on her fashion choices is as detrimental to advancement as judgments based on race, nationality, or social class.
Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: Making the myth Ch. Account Options Sign in. The natural fallacy Ch. Plays devils advocate, exposing both viewpoints in an argument. Redressing Fashion and Feminism Linda M.
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A pretty good read though the author does seem to make some unfair generalizations about academics. The author’s critique of the anti-fashion argument fits with my own experience with those writers, that there are many assertions without sufficient historical, or even scientific basis.
Reading the Popular Image. Definitely a must-read for anyone even slightly involved with or interested in the feminist movement- or any sort of social movement for that matter. Marching through years of American dress history, Scott rips down feminism’s favorite positions on fashion-from the power of images to the purpose of makeup.
Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Scott asserts that judging someone on her fashion choices is as detrimental to advancement as judgments based on race, nationality, or social class.
Dress reform and domination Ch. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Such a reminder makes rashion reconsider not only the first wave but also the celebrity of contemporary feminists.
She also seems to be working under the assumption that feminism has not changed since the second wave, but there’s plenty of self identifying third wave feminists who have been arguing a lot of these same points: These 11 locations in New South Wales: Return to Book Page. Other editions – View all Fresh Feimnism Fresh Lipstick shakes feminist fashion down to its Birkenstocks.
Fresh Lipstick: Redressing Fashion and Feminism
I was surprised by this book. Open redresaing the public R N Scott details a history of feminism that is particularly exclusionary to women who fall outside of the feminist ideal — whatever that ideal happens to be at a given time.
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Skip to content Skip to search. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This push for power has produced endless freah from the movement’s earliest days, hindering advances in women’s rights by promoting exclusion. Summary “Marching through years of American dress history, Scott rips down feminism’s favorite positions on fashion – from the power of images to the purpose of makeup.
Scott is most convincing when she argues for the liberating capacity of fashion: This is an academic work, but the writing is still clear and very readable.
Poor wording on her part, imo. Wasn’t liking the author’s writing ffresh. Instead we meet working women from the earliest years of the United States and see how they shaped women’s I was surprised by this book.