New PDF release: Gender and Jewelry: A Feminist Analysis

By Rebecca Ross Russell

jewellery responds to our such a lot primitive urges, for regulate, honor, and intercourse. it truly is immediately the main old and so much quick of artwork varieties, person who is outlined through its connection and interplay with the physique. during this feel it really is inescapably political, its which means absolute to the probabilities of the physique it lies on. certainly, the destiny of the physique is frequently guaranteed to the jewellery. This learn appears at gender and jewellery with a purpose to achieve a few knowing into how jewellery is developed by means of and constructs not only a unmarried society, yet human societies. it's going to discover how societal traditions that experience sprung up round jewellery and ornamentation have affected the chances on hand to girls throughout a vast spectrum of social and ethnic conditions, settling on that have served ladies good and that are constrictive and damaging. It additionally examines the probabilities for the intentional production of feminist jewellery, together with an summary of the author's personal work.

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