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The Resource Face value : the hidden ways that beauty shapes women's lives, Autumn Whitefield-Madrano

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

Label
Face value : the hidden ways that beauty shapes women's lives
Title
Face value
Title remainder
the hidden ways that beauty shapes women's lives
Statement of responsibility
Autumn Whitefield-Madrano
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
111/.85
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1219
LC item number
.W45 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Face value : the hidden ways that beauty shapes women's lives, Autumn Whitefield-Madrano
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-266) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 275 pages
Isbn
9781476754000
Lccn
2015038730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocn926313092
Label
Face value : the hidden ways that beauty shapes women's lives, Autumn Whitefield-Madrano
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-266) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 275 pages
Isbn
9781476754000
Lccn
2015038730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocn926313092

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