By Rachel Wood
Consumer Sexualities explores women’s studies of buying in ‘sex outlets’ and utilizing sexual commodities of their daily lives. This enlightening quantity exhibits how girls soak up sexual customer ‘technologies of the self’ to paintings upon and comprehend themselves as convinced and lively sexual brokers in postfeminist neoliberal tradition. In guiding the reader in the course of the old emergence of sexual commodities ‘for girls’ in feminism and postfeminism, wooden issues to the normalisation and legislation of sexual practices and identities in and during intake. certainly, women’s money owed express the paintings occupied with developing the ‘right’ – a professional, tasteful, and assured – orientation to sexual intake and, through extension, in turning into an intelligibly ‘good’ sexual individual. even as, the writer attracts upon de Certeau to teach how the standard contexts within which sexual commodities are used can result in unpredictable moments of edition, soreness, playfulness, and resistance.
A wealthy research of women’s daily options of ‘making do’ with the categories of femininity and feminine sexuality that intercourse store tradition represents, Consumer Sexualities will entice students of sociology, cultural reports and gender reports with pursuits in gender, sexuality, intercourse, and consumption.
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Consumer Sexualities: Women and Sex Shopping (Sexualities in Society) by Rachel Wood