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The curious case of the designer vagina. Genital satisfaction, pornography and self-objectification: an empirical investigation

Jones, Bethany Amber

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Many popular writers and academic theoreticians have postulated that pornography is the main, or only driver of labiaplasty. In this model, that we have termed the Porn Thesis, women consume pornography, compare themselves unfavourably with the women depicted, become dissatisfied with their genitals and seek surgery. We hypothesised that common historical bases underpin both modern cosmetic labiaplasty and pornographic aesthetic conventions. The Porn Thesis...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/113299

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