Beauty Secrets: Women and the Politics of Appearance

Title

Beauty Secrets: Women and the Politics of Appearance

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Document Type

Book

Description

A provocative exploration of the links between appearance, gender and sexuality. Discusses beauty and ugliness, racism and beauty standards, and the role of class in shaping images of beauty.

ISBN

0896082792

Publication Date

1986

Publisher

South End Press

City

Boston, MA

Keywords

Feminine Beauty, Aesthetics, Femininity, Sex Role

Disciplines

Gender and Sexuality | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Sociology

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