Face value : the hidden ways beauty shapes women's lives / Autumn Whitefield-Madrano.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch||306.4613 WHITEFIELD-MAD (Text)||33946003237380||New Books . 2nd Floor||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1476754047
- ISBN: 9781476754048
- Physical Description: x, 275 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First Simon & Schuster paperback edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2017.
- Copyright: ©2016
|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.
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