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Author Hallstein, D. Lynn O'Brien, author.

Title Bikini-ready moms : celebrity profiles, motherhood, and the body / Lynn O'Brien Hallstein.

Publication Info. Albany : State University of New York Press, [2015]

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 265 pages).
Series SUNY series in feminist criticism and theory
SUNY series in feminist criticism and theory.
Summary Argues that expectations for mothering include a new core principle of'body work.'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: new and changing celebrity mom profiles: theoretical grounding and interdisciplinary rhetorical approach and method -- Contemporary motherhood at the epicenter of intersecting cultural changes: the neoliberal and post-second wave turns -- Step one: becoming first-time mothers: slender-pregnant celebrity mom profiles -- Step two: being bikini-ready moms: postpartum celebrity mom profiles -- Consequences, rules, and conclusions about bikini-ready moms -- Resisting being bikini-ready moms: five strategies of resistance.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Motherhood.
Body image.
Women -- Identity.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hallstein, Lynn O'Brien. Bikini-ready moms 9781438459004 (DLC) 2015001461 (OCoLC)902803092
ISBN 9781438459028 (electronic bk.)
1438459025 (electronic bk.)
9781438459004 (paperback : alk. paper)
1438459009 (paperback : alk. paper)
9781438459011 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1438459017 (hardcover : alk. paper)