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Psicologia Clínica

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GOLDENBERG, Mirian. Gender and body in the Brazilian culture. Psicol. clin. [online]. 2005, vol.17, n.2, pp. 65-80. ISSN 0103-5665.

This paper analyzes the social construction of the body in a culture where bodies are imprisoned by unreachable models of masculinity and femininity. The data here presented is taken from a research with 1279 Brazilian middle class men and women and magazines and newspapers articles.

Keywords : gender; body; plastic surgery; beauty; deviance.

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