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Author Kissling, Elizabeth Arveda.

Title Capitalizing on the curse : the business of menstruation / Elizabeth Arveda Kissling
Published Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 155 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction : from rags to riches -- 2. Marketing menstruation -- 3. Blood on-screen -- 4. Pills, profits, PMS, and PMDD -- 5. Manipulating menstruation for fun and profit -- 6. Tampon safety debates and product alternatives -- 7. The menstrual counterculture -- 8. Conclusion : how to break a curse
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-143) and index
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Subject Menstruation -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Menstruation -- Social aspects -- United States.
Sanitary napkins -- United States -- History.
Sanitary supply industry -- United States -- History.
Tampons -- United States -- History.
Health Care Sector.
United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1588269221 (electronic bk.)
9781588269225 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)