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The DESIRABLE BODY

Cultural Fetishism and the Erotics of Consumption

by Jon Stratton

  • 3 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Social Interaction,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • Social Science / Gender Studies,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Body, Human,
  • History,
  • Popular Culture,
  • Sex symbolism,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9358254M
    ISBN 10025206951X
    ISBN 109780252069512


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