The purpose of this research is to examine through sociological and psychological theories how women make sense of the desire and attainment of breast implants for graduation.Cooleya#39;s looking glass allows for a woman to think about cosmetic surgery; Meada#39;s role-playing practices explain how she pretends in her new body. ... out in various social settings in our minds to role-play, and to try out certain things before we actually do them in real life. ... Behaviors that become identified as prestigious are used as tools to gain status and to create specific impressions in the minds of 52.
|Title||:||Breast Implants for Graduation? Parent and Adolescent Narratives|
|Author||:||Lori Ann Fowler|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|