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By Rachel Wood

Consumer Sexualities explores women’s reports of purchasing in ‘sex outlets’ and utilizing sexual commodities of their daily lives. This enlightening quantity exhibits how girls soak up sexual client ‘technologies of the self’ to paintings upon and comprehend themselves as convinced and lively sexual brokers in postfeminist neoliberal tradition. In guiding the reader in the course of the historic emergence of sexual commodities ‘for girls’ in feminism and postfeminism, wooden issues to the normalisation and law of sexual practices and identities in and during intake. certainly, women’s bills exhibit the paintings serious about developing the ‘right’ – an expert, tasteful, and assured – orientation to sexual intake and, by means of extension, in changing into an intelligibly ‘good’ sexual individual. whilst, the writer attracts upon de Certeau to teach how the normal contexts during which sexual commodities are used can result in unpredictable moments of variation, pain, playfulness, and resistance.

A wealthy research of women’s daily thoughts of ‘making do’ with the types of femininity and feminine sexuality that intercourse store tradition represents, Consumer Sexualities will entice students of sociology, cultural stories and gender reviews with pursuits in gender, sexuality, intercourse, and consumption.

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