‘Small Pricks’ at Lunchtime : Some notes on Botox
Cosmetic enhancement technologies have been subject to extended discussion in sociological literature. Botox, however, seems to have been mostly sidelined in this discussion in favour of more ‘extreme’ forms of cosmetic enhancement, such as those performed under general anaesthetic. In this paper, we suggest the need to further examine Botox as a sociological issue. We do this by highlighting some of the disparities and parallels that Botox shares with the existing literature on cosmetic enhancement technologies.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Botox, botulinum toxin, cosmetic surgery, enhancement technologies|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Sociology not elsewhere classified (160899)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
Current > Research Centres > Law and Justice Research Centre
Current > Schools > School of Justice
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Please consult the authors.|
|Deposited On:||11 Dec 2009 10:02|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 00:00|
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