Cosmetic Surgery and Transsexualism
Feminism & Psychology, 1998, 8, 2, May, 245-250.
Conformity Pressures and Gender
Resistance among Transgendered Individuals
Social Problems, 1998, 45, 1, Feb, 81-101.
Transgendered Bisexuals: An
Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP), 1998
The Gender of Brazilian
American Anthropologist, 1997, 99, 3, Sept, 574-585.
Coming Out and Crossing Over:
Identity Formation and Proclamation in a Transgender Community
Gender & Society, 1997, 11, 4, Aug, 478-508.
Transgender Politics, Medicine
and Representation: Off Our Backs, Off Our Bodies
Social Alternatives, 1997, 16, 1, Jan, 31-34.
Sluts and Superwomen: The
Politics of Gender Liminality in Urban Tonga
Ethnos, 1997, 62, 1-2, 5-31.
BLENDING GENDERS: SOCIAL ASPECTS
OF CROSS-DRESSING AND SEX-CHANGING
xix+257pp, London: Routledge, 1996
Female Genital Mutilation and
Cosmetic Surgery: Regulating Non-Therapeutic Body Modification
Bioethics, 1998, 12, 4, Oct, 263-285.
The Female Body, Transforming
Technology, and the Consumption Culture
Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia, 1998, 39, 3, Sept, 413-425.
Aesthetics and Formation. The
Sociological View of the Body
Soziologische Revue, 1998, 21, 1, Jan, 72-80.
Metaphors of Inscription:
Discipline, Plasticity and the Rhetoric of Choice
Feminist Review, 1998, 58, spring, 22-43.
Making Up Cher-A Media Analysis
of the Politics of the Female Body
European Journal of Women's Studies, 1997, 4, 1, Feb, 7-22.
'My Body Is My Art': Cosmetic
Surgery as Feminist Utopia?
European Journal of Women's Studies, 1997, 4, 1, Feb, 23-37.
Working within Contradiction:
The Possibility of Feminist Cosmetic Surgery
The Journal of Clinical Ethics, 1996, 7, 2, summer, 151-159.
Forms of Technological
Embodiment: Reading the Body in Contemporary Culture
Chpt in CYBERSPACE, CYBERBODIES, CYBERPUNK: CULTURES OF TECHNOLOGICAL
EMBODIMENT, Featherstone, Mike, & Burrows, Roger [Eds], London, England:
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Television Situation Comedies:
Female Body Images and Verbal Reinforcements
Sex Roles, 1999, 40, 5-6, Mar, 473-481.
Body Dissatisfaction, Need for
Social Approval, and Eating Disturbances among Japanese and American
Sex Roles, 1998, 39, 9-10, Nov, 751-763.
Body Image Perception among
Women of African Descent: A Normative Context?
Feminism & Psychology, 1998, 8, 3, Aug, 303-323.
A Closer Look at the Role of
Social Influence in the Development of Attitudes to Eating
Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 1998, 8, 3, May-June,
Media and Disturbed Eating: An
Analysis of Media Influence and Implications for Prevention
The Journal of Primary Prevention, 1998, 18, 4, summer, 415-430.
Food in Postmodernism: From
Gastronomy and Convivialism to Gastro-Anomy and Fast Food
Sociologia, 1998, 32, 2-3, 265-271.
Body Image and Body Shape Ideals
in Magazines: Exposure, Awareness, and Internalization
Sex Roles, 1997, 37, 9-10, Nov, 701-721.
Eating Disorders and the
Cultural Forces behind the Drive for Thinness: Are African American Women
Social Work in Health Care, 1998, 28, 1, 61-73.
The Politicization of the Ban on
Female Circumcision and the Rise of the Independent School Movement in
Kenya: The KCA, the Missions and Government, 1929-1932
Journal of Asian and African Studies, 1998, 33, 2, May, 137-158.
The Sciences, 1998, 38, 2, Mar-Apr, 22-27.
Psychoanalytic Influences of the
Construction of the Concept of Female Sexual Response
International Sociological Association (ISA), 1998
Deconstructing the Phallocracy:
Rethinking Circumcision and Gender in the United States
American Sociological Association (ASA), 1998
The Politics of Female
Circumcision in the Central Province of Colonial Kenya, 1920-30
The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 1998, 26, 1, Jan,
CONTROLLING ANGER: THE
ANTHROPOLOGY OF GISU VIOLENCE
xiv+296pp, Oxford, England: James Currey, 1998
Why Aren't Jewish Women
Gender & History, 1997, 9, 3, Nov, 560-578.
Female Circumcision: Rite of
Passage or Violation of Rights?
International Family Planning Perspectives, 1997, 23, 3, Sept,
Justifying the Unjustifiable:
Rite v. Wrong
Buffalo Law Review, 1997, 45, 2, spring-summer, 555-613.
Female Genital Mutilation-About
the Difficulty of Changing Traditions
curare, 1997, 11, special, 355-365.
A Biocultural Analysis of
Social Biology, 1997, 44, 3-4, fall-winter, 265-275.
Ending Footbinding and
Infibulation: A Convention Account
American Sociological Review, 1996, 61, 6, Dec, 999-1017.
Creating 'The Pefect Body': A
Body & Society, 1999, 5, 2-3, June-Sept, 267-290.
Interaction Order and Beyond: A
Field Analysis of Body Culture within Fitness Gyms
Body & Society, 1999, 5, 2-3, June-Sept, 227-248.
Built Bodies, Natural Bodies:
The Social and Physical Construction of Gender
American Sociological Association (ASA), 1999
The Discourse of Empowerment:
Foucault, Marcuse, and Women's Fitness Texts
Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 1998, 22, 3, Aug, 317-344.
Tales of Lies. The Bodybuilder's
Body Image between Fantasy and Reality
Amsterdams Sociologisch Tijdschrift, 1998, 25, 2, July, 276-294.
"No-Body's Perfect": Women,
Aerobics, and the Body Beautiful
Sociology of Sport Journal, 1998, 15, 2, June, 109-137.
WOMEN OF STEEL: FEMALE BODY
BUILDERS AND THE STRUGGLE FOR SELF-DEFINITION
x+206pp, New York: New York U Press, 1998
BODYMAKERS: A CULTURAL ANATOMY
OF WOMEN'S BODY BUILDING
viii+225pp, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers U Press, 1998
Firm but Shapely, Fit but Sexy,
Strong but Thin: The Postmodern Aerobicizing Female Bodies
Sociology of Sport Journal, 1995, 12, 4, Dec, 424-453.
Non-Mainstream Body Modification and Racialized Representation
Body & Society, 1999, 5, 2-3, June-Sept, 15-38.
Self-Multilation and Agency in Media Accounts of a Subculture
Body & Society, 1999, 5, 2-3, June-Sept, 291-303.
This Body Which Is Not One:
Dealing with Differences
Body & Society, 1999, 5, 2-3, June-Sept, 77-92.
Anchoring the (Postmodern) Self?
Body Modification, Fashion, and Identity
Body & Society, 1999, 5, 2-3, June-Sept, 51-76.
'Reclaiming' the Female Body:
Embodied Identity Work, Resistance and the Grotesque
Body & Society, 1998, 4, 3, Sept, 67-84.
The Antisocial Skin: Structure,
Resistance, and "Modern Primitive" Adornment in the United States
Cultural Anthropology, 1997, 12, 3, Aug, 287-334.
Nonmainstream Body Modification:
Genital Piercing, Branding, Burning, and Cutting
Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 1992, 21, 3, Oct, 267-306.
Tattooing and Body Piercing:
Body Art Practices among College Students
Clinical Nursing Research, 1999, 8, 4, Nov, 368-385.
Tattoos and Heroin: A Literary
Body & Society, 1999, 5, 2-3, June-Sept, 305-315.
The Possibility of
Primitiveness: Towards a Sociology of Body Marks in Cool Societies
Body & Society, 1999, 5, 2-3, June-Sept, 39-50.
The Precarious Visibility
Politics of Self-Stigmatization: The Case of HIV/AIDS Tattoos
Text and Performance Quarterly, 1998, 18, 2, Apr, 114-136.
Tattoos, Abjection, and the
Political Unconscious: Toward a Semiotics of the Pinto Visual
Cultural Critique, 1997, 37, fall, 159-213.
Claims-Making and the
Construction of Legitimacy: Press Coverage of the 1981 Northern Irish
Social Problems, 1995, 42, 4, Nov, 449-467.
THE TIME OF THE TRIBES: THE
DECLINE OF INDIVIDUALISM IN MASS SOCIETY
xii+176pp, London, Sage Publications, Ltd, 1996
PLACES ON THE MARGIN:
ALTERNATIVE GEOGRAPHIES OF MODERNITY
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