WSQ: Beauty
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Edited by Natalie Havlin and Jillian M. Báez
An interdisciplinary exploration of beauty and its ongoing redefinitions in the light of race, disability, class, gender, and sexuality.

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WSQ: Beauty
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction: Revisiting Beauty
Natalie Havlin and Jillian M. Báez

PART I. PERFORMING BEAUTY

Big, Bakla, and Beautiful: Transformations on a Manila Pageant Stage
Emmanuel David and Christian Joy P. Cruz  

Mapping Beauty, Fashion, and Femininity: Recent Contributions by Blain Roberts, Maria Ochoa, and Vanita Reddy
Manuel G. Avilés-Santiago

PART II. THE POLITICS OF STYLE

Style Politics and Self-Fashioning in Mamie Garvin Fields's Lemon Swamp and Other Places
Erica L. Ball

Dying to Be Beautiful: (Re)Membering the Women of Juárez, the Commodification of Death, and the Nonuniversal Standards of Beauty
Bernadine Hernández

Fashioning Identity Work: The Perils, Politics, and Pleasures of Aesthetic Labor
David A. Sanchez-Aguilera

Picture Perfect: Lessons in the War for Self-Love
Jodi M. Savage

PART III. MEDIATING BEAUTY

Remnants of Venus: Signifying Black Beauty and Sexuality
Janell Hobson

Putting a "Good Face on the Nation": Beauty, Memes, and the Gendered Rebranding of Global Colombianidad
María Elena Cepeda

Beauty as an "act of political warfare": Feminist Makeup Tutorials and Masquerades on YouTube
Michele White

A Fair Face
Monica Macansantos

PART IV. RETHINKING BEAUTY IDEALS ADN PRACTICES

Toward a Phenomenological Analysis of Historicized Beauty Practices
Allison Vandenberg

The Soccer Tournament as Beauty Pageant: Eugenic Logics in Brazilian Women's Futebol Feminino
Cara Snyder

Controlling Beauty Ideals: Caribbean Women, Thick Bodies, and White Supremacist Discourse
Kamille Gentles-Peart

Subject/Object/Body: Recent Perspectives on Beauty and Aesthetics in Gender Studies
Freda Fair

A Brief History of Beauty
Nina Sharma

PART V. "AN UNSHAMED CLAIM TO BEAUTY IN THE FACE OF INVISIBILITY": REVISITING SINS INVALID

Ten Principles of Disability Justice
Patricia Berne
With the support of Aurora Levins Morales and David Langstaff, and on behalf of Sins Invalid                       

Reclaiming and Honoring: Sins Invalid's Cultivation of Crip Beauty
Shayda Kafai

Disability Justice and Beauty as a Liberatory Practice
Mordecai Cohen Ettinger

"Beauty Always Recognizes Itself": A Roundtable on Sins Invalid
Patricia Berne, Jamal T. Lewis, Stacey Milbern, Malcolm Shanks, Alok Vid-Menon, and Alice Wong

PART VI. POETIC WORK

Now I will crack my sternum
Kristi Carter

Congratulations:
Kristi Carter

To Come Undone
Tanya Grae

If Barbie Had a Brain
Tanya Grae

On Demand
Linda Flaherty Haltmaier

From Underwater
Sarah Janczak

After the Illness Came I Went
Sarah Janczak

Congenitus
Sarah Janczak

I've Lost My Looks
Elizabeth Johnston

Big Fat Truth
Elizabeth Johnston

Snake Oil
Donna J. Gelagotis Lee

PART VII. ALERTS AND PROVOCATIONS

On Beauty and Protest
Vanessa Pérez-Rosario