By Rachel Wood
Consumer Sexualities explores women’s studies of purchasing in ‘sex retailers’ and utilizing sexual commodities of their daily lives. This enlightening quantity indicates how ladies soak up sexual shopper ‘technologies of the self’ to paintings upon and comprehend themselves as convinced and lively sexual brokers in postfeminist neoliberal tradition. In guiding the reader throughout the historic 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 convey the paintings all for developing the ‘right’ – a professional, tasteful, and assured – orientation to sexual intake and, by way of extension, in changing into an intelligibly ‘good’ sexual individual. while, the writer attracts upon de Certeau to teach how the normal 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 ideas of ‘making do’ with the types of femininity and feminine sexuality that intercourse store tradition represents, Consumer Sexualities will entice students of sociology, cultural reviews and gender experiences with pursuits in gender, sexuality, intercourse, and consumption.
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Consumer Sexualities: Women and Sex Shopping (Sexualities in Society) by Rachel Wood