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The Beauty Myth

How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women
Wolf, Naomi (Book - 2002)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Wolf says the new obsession with women's appearance arose as part of a violent backlash against feminism, a political weapon imposing on women new restrictions.
Authors: Wolf, Naomi
Title: The beauty myth
how images of beauty are used against women
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2002
Edition: 1st Perennial ed
Characteristics: 348 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Naomi Wolf
Notes: Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Morrow, c1991
Contents: The beauty myth
Work
Culture
Religion
Sex
Hunger
Violence
Beyond the beauty myth
Summary: Wolf says the new obsession with women's appearance arose as part of a violent backlash against feminism, a political weapon imposing on women new restrictions.
ISBN: 0060512180
9780060512187
Branch Call Number: 305.42 W854b 2002
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-335) and index
Subject Headings: Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) Femininity Sex role
Topical Term: Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
Femininity
Sex role
LCCN: 2002072516
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Wolf says the new obsession with women's appearance arose as part of a violent backlash against feminism, a political weapon imposing on women new restrictions.


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in order to prove our "womanness" we have to march around in bikinis! im sooo pist off right now!

May 31, 2010
  • snowish rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A very powerful book. Totally changed my perspective on how women are treated in today's western society. Minus one star for a somewhat complex style - does not make an easy reading in some instances.

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