Queens of academe : beauty pageantry, student bodies, and college life
Source:Oxford University Press, Oxford ; New York, p.246 (2012)
Call Number:Cubb LC1757 .T53 2012
Keywords:Beauty contestants--United States, Beauty contests--United States, Universities and colleges--United States--Sociological aspects, Women college students--United States
Contents: Beauty and the boar -- Cleavage and campus life -- Pride and pulchritude: campus pageant politics, 1920-1980 -- Making the grade in the new millennium: beauty, platforming, celebrity, and normativity -- "We are here": pageants as racial "homeplaces" and ethnic combat zones -- Class acts and class work: poise and the polishing of campus queens -- Flesh and spirit: bibles, beauty, and bikinis -- Afterward: class work/homework.