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Face value : the hidden ways beauty shapes women's lives / Autumn Whitefield-Madrano.

Whitefield-Madrano, Autumn, author. (Author).
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Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 111.85 WHI (Text) 78551000527553 Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781476754000
  • ISBN: 1476754004
  • ISBN: 9781476754048
  • ISBN: 1476754047
  • Physical Description: x, 275 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-266) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Beyond the beauty myth -- The pencil test: quantifying the unquantifiable -- Hotties, foxes, and cankles: why we use the words we do -- Lipstick isn't cubist: the artifice of beauty -- The eye of the beholder: sex, dating, and romance -- The prettiest girl in the room: bonding, competition, and other women -- Who's afraid of the Big Bad Media?: skinny models, idealized images, and why maybe it's not such a big deal -- "Like" me: how social media and 24/7 surveillance are shaping women's -- and men's -- self-image -- "Don't you know you're beautiful?": the therapeutic beauty narrative -- Conclusion: Skin deep: looking beyond beauty.
Summary, etc.: "Part social commentary, part cultural analysis, part careful investigation and part powerful personal anecdotes, a provocative book explores the relationship between appearance and science, social media, sex, friendship, language and advertising to show how beauty actually affects us day to day,"--NoveList.
Subject: Aesthetics > Social aspects.
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) > Social aspects.
Beauty, Personal > Social aspects.
Women > Psychology.
Body image in women.
Self-perception in women.
Appearance (Philosophy)

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