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Katie Wright

Katie Wright is an Associate Professor of Sociology at La Trobe University. 

Katie Wright reviews ‘Making the Cut: How cosmetic surgery is transforming our lives’ by Anthony Elliott and ‘Skintight: An anatomy of cosmetic surgery’ by Meredith Jones

November 2008, no. 306 01 November 2008
In Making the Cut: How Cosmetic Surgery is Transforming our Lives, Anthony Elliott casts an unforgiving eye over the astonishing growth of ‘cosmetic surgical culture’. No longer the province of the rich and famous, Botox and skin peels, laser surgery and liposuction, face-lifts and breast augmentations have become part of the fabric of everyday life. Elliott’s analysis lays bare the culture ... (read more)