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Author Lowe, Maria R., 1964-
Title Women of steel : female bodybuilders and the struggle for self-definition / Maria R. Lowe.
Imprint New York : New York University Press, ©1998.

Author Lowe, Maria R., 1964-
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Subject Women bodybuilders -- United States.
Self-perception in women -- United States.
Femininity -- United States.
Bodybuilding for women -- Social aspects -- United States.
Description 1 online resource (x, 206 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-199) and index.
Contents Introduction : growing pains -- Muscle bound -- The few, the powerful, the social gatekeepers -- The dialectic of female bodybuilding : steroids, femininity, and muscularity -- Contested terrain : corporal judgment -- Profitable physiques, precarious hegemonies -- Countering hegemony, coopting the resistance, and the future of female bodybuilding.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780814765456 (electronic bk.)
0814765459 (electronic bk.)
0814750931 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
081475094X (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
9780814750940
9780814750933
OCLC # 859686193
Additional Format Print version: Lowe, Maria R., 1964- Women of steel. New York : New York University Press, ©1998 (DLC) 97021216



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