Beauty Pageants

‘I just want to be me again!’ Beauty pageants, reality television and post-feminism
Sarah Banet-Weiser and Laura Portwood-Stacer
University of Southern California in Feminist Theory 2006 vol. 7(2): 255–272.
[http://www-scf.usc.edu/~portwood/fem-thry-article.pdf]

Making the Perfect Queen: The Cultural Production of Identities in Beauty Pageants
Rebecca Chiyoko King-O'Riain National University of Ireland
Sociology Compass 2/1 (2008): 78–83
[http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/120185413/abstract?CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0]
[http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/120185413/PDFSTART]

Feminism, Miss America, and media mythology
Bonnie J. Dow Project Muse muse.jhu.edu
[http://www.public.asu.edu/~kleong/missamericacommodificationfeminist.pdf]

Of Beauty Pageants and Barbie
Pamela Thoma
Genders Online Journal
[http://www.genders.org/g29/g29_thoma.html]

WSRC Resources Include:
Wolf, Naomi 1990 'The Beauty Myth: how images of beauty are used against women'

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