European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control's annual conference. If I can get access to the web I will post some updates on the conference.
Earlier in the year I went to a interdisciplinary conference in Bristol entitled Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below. It was a really enjoyable few days with some excellent papers. These are now available to listen to on the website of the wonderfully named Backdoor Broadcasting Corporation. I strongly recommend a listen.
Beauty standards differ, but the pressure to meet them doesn’t - The ideal body type may differ across countries, but the pressure to appear a certain way affects women all the same, writes Kate Harveston
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