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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

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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 personal anecdotes, This 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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitefield-Madrano, Autumn
Dewey number
111/.85
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1219
LC item number
.W45 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aesthetics
  • Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
  • Beauty, Personal
  • Women
  • Body image in women
  • Self-perception in women
  • Appearance (Philosophy)
Label
Face value : the hidden ways that beauty shapes women's lives, Autumn Whitefield-Madrano
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 275 pages
Isbn
9781476754048
Lccn
2015038730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn926313092
  • (OCoLC)926313092
Label
Face value : the hidden ways that beauty shapes women's lives, Autumn Whitefield-Madrano
Publication
Copyright
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
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 275 pages
Isbn
9781476754048
Lccn
2015038730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn926313092
  • (OCoLC)926313092

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