The expanding beauty regime

In 2022, Giselinde published an article in which she explained how and why beauty become so important in today’s society. Following sociologists Norbert Elias, but with a dash of Michel Foucault and Max Weber, she calls this “The expanding beauty regime”. The article was published in Critical Studies In Fashion and Beauty (paywall) but the […]

The ex-President’s hair: Politics and beauty in Buenos Aires

All five PhD researchers are now doing their fieldwork. On this blog, they share their research impressions in short vignettes. Carolina Rabasa Rucki looks at the hairstyle of former president Cristina de Kirchner to show how beauty is politics in Buenos Aires