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By Dana Berkowitz

ISBN-10: 1479825263

ISBN-13: 9781479825264

ISBN-10: 1479847941

ISBN-13: 9781479847945

The first in-depth social research into the improvement and emerging acclaim for Botox 
The American Society for classy cosmetic surgery estimates there are approximately two-and-a-half million Botox techniques played each year, and that quantity keeps to extend. The strategy is used as a safety measure opposed to getting older and a method in which our bodies, quite women’s, might be remodeled and “improved” in the course of the visual appeal of juvenile. yet why is Botox so renowned, and why is getting older this type of terrifying proposal?

Botox Nation attracts from enticing, in-depth interviews with Botox clients and prone in addition to Dana Berkowitz’s personal studies receiving the injections. The interviews show the private motivations for utilizing Botox and aid unpack how anti-aging practices are conceived through, and resonate with, daily humans. Berkowitz is very attracted to how Botox is now being exact to young women; on the grounds that Botox is a strategy that has to be constantly administered to paintings, the strategic option to marketplace to younger ladies, Berkowitz argues, goals to create lifetime consumers.

Berkowitz additionally analyzes journal articles, ads, or even clinical files to think about how narratives of getting older are depicted. She employs a severe feminist lens to think about the development of female our bodies and selves, and explores the impression of beauty clinical interventions aimed toward retaining the specified visual appeal of stripling, the tradition of preventative medication, the appliance of clinical techniques to doubtless fit our bodies, and the expansion and technological development to the anti-aging undefined. a charming and demanding story, Botox Nation examines how norms approximately our bodies, gender, and getting older are built and reproduced on either cultural and person levels. 

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