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Female body image : a hot issue / Rosemary Genova DiBattista.

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  • ISBN: 0766018121 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24cm.
  • Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, 2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 63) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The female self-image -- The historical image -- The media image -- The decorated image -- The altered image -- The changing image.
Summary, etc.: Details the effects that the media has on body image, describes how women adorn and alter their bodies to conform, and explores how to develop a positive body image, despite what society considers ideal.
Subject: Contemporary topics.
Body image.
Self-esteem in women.
Women in popular culture > United States.
Surgery, Plastic.
Beauty, Personal.
Self-esteem.

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