Beauty secrets : women and the politics of appearance

Level E A646.7 /501347 Available
Full title: Beauty secrets : women and the politics of appearance / Wendy Chapkis ; photos, Gon Buurman.
Main author: Chapkis, W.
Format: Book           


Summary: "Beauty Secrets" explores the links between appearance, gender and sexuality; it empowers women to share the secrets of their relationship to imposed standards of beauty showing how women are constantly required to 'pass' by wrapping their 'unacceptable' and 'undisguised' selves in layers of conformity to acceptable beauty standards. -- back cover.
Language: English
Published: Boston, MA : South End Press, c1986.
Classmark: A646.7 /501347
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Bibliography: Bibliography: p. 205-209.
ISBN: 0896082806
9780896082809
0896082792 (pbk.)
9780896082793 (pbk.)