By Dana Berkowitz
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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