Beauty Secrets: Women and the Politics of Appearance
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.
South End Press
Feminine Beauty, Aesthetics, Femininity, Sex Role
Gender and Sexuality | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Sociology
Chapkis, Wendy. Beauty Secrets: Women and the Politics of Appearance. South End Press, 1986.