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Beauty Pageants

(see also Prostitution & Pornography)

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Banet-Weiser, Sarah. The Most Beautiful Girl in the World: Beauty Pageants & National Identity (Berkeley: U. of California, 1999).

Riverol, Armando. Live from Atlantic City: The History of the Miss America Pageant Before, After & In Spite of Television (Bowling Green OH: Bowling Green State U. Popular, 1992).

Shepherd, Cybill with Aimee Lee Ball. Cybill Disobedience: How I Survived Beauty Pageants, Elvis, Sex, Bruce Willis, Lies, Marriage, Motherhood, Hollywood & the Irrepressible Urge to Say What I Think (NY: HarperCollins, 2000).

In the Library: Fiction

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CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Miss America: Their Untold Stories" [1993], dir. Dan Funk,

"Miss...or Myth?" [1986], dir. Geoffrey Dunn, 60m. From Cinema Guild. History & opposition to beauty pageants in Santa Cruz, CA.

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