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The role of cosmetic surgery in the embodied experience of female beauty: a narrative study in Bloemfontein, South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2017-10)
Nowadays, the concept of human ‘beauty’ is intricately linked to that of identity: beauty is seen as bringing success in occupation, love, and marriage. Accordingly, beauty is often treated like a commodity—social status ...
Presenting the ideal body: narratives of Instagram engagement by a group of African Black women
(University of the Free State, 2020-02)
Instagram is a photo-sharing social network application that allows users to share pictures and short videos, also enabling its users to upload and share photos on other social network sites (SNSs). It is currently the ...