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Roth, D. (2006). Adornment as a Method of Interior Design. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 7(2):179-194.

(2006). Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 7(2):179-194

Adornment as a Method of Interior Design

Debra Roth, L.S.C.W.

In this essay, predominant psychoanalytic perspectives on the meanings and functions of bodily adornment are interrogated from a feminist perspective. An argument for theorizing the prolonged, if not perpetual, utility of surface-sensory experience to ongoing personal development, continuing into adulthood, is posited. Through a discussion of the properties of the skin, a claim for understanding experience that takes place at the skin surface in adult intersubjective engagement is developed. A case vignette is presented that chronicles the operationalization of these hypotheses.

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