Stripping, Sex, and Popular Culture by Catherine M. Roach
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Stripping, Sex, and Popular Culture
By Catherine M. Roach

Stripping, Sex, and Popular Culture

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Stripping, Sex, and Popular Culture by Catherine M. Roach

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At the heart of Stripping, Sex, and Popular Culture lies a very personal story, of author Catherine Roach's response to the decision of her life-long best friend to become an exotic dancer. Catherine and Marie grew up together in Canada and moved to the USA to enroll in PhD programs at prestigious universities. For various reasons, Marie left her program and instead chose to work as a stripper. The author, at first troubled and yet fascinated by her friend's decision, follows Marie's journey into the world of stripping as an observer and analyst. She finds that this world raises complex questions about gender, sexuality, fantasy, feminism, and even spirituality. Moving from first hand interviews with dancers and others, the book broadens into a provocative and accessible examination of the current popularity of "striptease culture," with sex-saturated media imagery, thongs gone mainstream, and stripper aerobics at your local gym. Stripping, Sex, and Popular Culture scrutinizes the naked truth of a lucrative industry whose norms are increasingly at the center of contemporary society.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845201289
ISBN-10: 1845201280
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Catherine M. Roach

Catherine M. Roach is Associate Professor of New College, and Affiliated Faculty in Religious Studies and Women's Studies, at The University of Alabama, USA. She received her PhD from Harvard University in 1998 and is also the author of Mother / Nature: Popular Culture and Environmental Ethics (Indiana University Press, 2003).

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