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dc.contributor.authorWood, Rachel*
dc.date.accessioned2019-04-08T08:35:51Z
dc.date.available2019-04-08T08:35:51Z
dc.date.issued2017-01-27
dc.identifier.citationWood, R. (2017). Look good, feel good: sexiness and sexual pleasure in neoliberalism. In: Elias, A., Gill, R., & Scharff, C., (Eds.) Aesthetic Labour. Dynamics of Virtual Work. London, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.en_US
dc.identifier.isbn9781137477644
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/622094
dc.description.abstractThis paper explores the connections between sexiness and sexual pleasure for women in neoliberal, postfeminist culture. The first half of the paper is concerned with an examination of the way that ‘looking good’ and ‘feeling good’ are constructed and conflated by sex advice for women. The second half of the paper considers how this discourse is negotiated in women’s accounts, in which they work upon and understand themselves as sexual agents who look and feel good ‘for me’. In conclusion, I argue that working upon the self/body in ways that are intelligible in neoliberalism can be precarious and prone to failure.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherPalgrave Macmillanen_US
dc.relation.urlhttps://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057/978-1-137-47765-1_18en_US
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/en_US
dc.titleLook good, feel good: sexiness and sexual pleasure in neoliberalismen_US
dc.typeBook chapteren_US
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Chesteren_US
dc.date.accepted2016-01-01
or.grant.openaccessNoen_US
rioxxterms.funderunfundeden_US
rioxxterms.identifier.projectunfundeden_US
rioxxterms.versionAMen_US
rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2217-01-22


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