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Becoming-Woman

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Becoming-Woman shows how expressions of the feminine are determined by optical and electronic media, psychopharmacology, the war machine, the chemical industry, plastics technology, and bioscience.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published February 15th 1997 by Univ Of Minnesota Press (first published February 1997)
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Bradley
Oct 25, 2010 rated it really liked it
Great Deleuzian-Feminist reading of various cultural phenomena circa the late 90's. There is an extended analysis of Ru-Paul (which was actually quite interesting)... on the other hand, it seems a bit dated and anachronistic.

Yet, the main theme tends to be the militarization of the feminine - 1992 marked the first time women were allowed to serve in armed combat missions in the US military. How does 'equality' for women lead to the masculinizing of the feminine -and ultimately the oppression of
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