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Baby Boomers, Age, and Beauty.

By: Woodspring, Naomi.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (300 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781787438248.Subject(s): Beauty, Personal | Women-Health and hygieneGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Baby Boomers, Age, and BeautyDDC classification: 305.2 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover -- Baby Boomers, Age, and Beauty -- Copyright Page -- Endorsement -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Images -- About the Author -- Acknowledgments -- Frontispiece -- 1. Introduction -- Prologue -- Introduction -- The Research -- Beautiful Everyday People -- The Interviewees -- Systems Theory and Thinking -- Boomers -- Context, Faces, and Influencers -- The Importance of Adolescence and Memory -- The First Wave of the Postwar Generation -- Birth Rates, Times, and Marketing -- The Influence on a Generation -- Embodied Sixties -- Defining the Sixties -- Beyond the Boomers -- The Kids -- The Importance of Self-presentation -- The Naysayers -- Us and Them -- The Longevity Revolution -- Making the Invisible Visible -- Old People and Evolution -- Time and History - Context, Again -- Past, Present, and Future... and Change Is Fundamental -- Corporate Culture -- The Chapters -- Final Thoughts -- 2. Shaping Appearance and Beauty -- Introduction -- The Media and Stereotyping -- Old People -- Stereotyping in Print -- Stereotyping in Animation and Cartoons -- Stereotyping in Film -- Celebrity Culture -- How We See -- The Technology of the Looking Glass -- History -- The Mirror and Morality -- History -- The Camera -- History -- The Eyes of the Camera -- Gender -- Men -- Multiple Masculinities -- Change is Inevitable -- History -- Researching Older Men -- Women -- Vanity Thy Name is Woman -- Perspectives -- Context and Politics -- Patriarchy, Evolution, and Complexity -- Body Satisfaction or Not -- Beauty Work -- Cosmetics, Caring, and Morality -- Beauty Is -- Appearance Research -- Neuroscience -- History -- Greek and Judeo-Christian Notions and Definitions -- Art, the Renaissance, and Beyond -- Cosmetics and Fading Beauty -- The Fountain of Youth -- Taste -- On Beauty -- Summary -- 3. Women on Appearance -- Prologue -- Introduction.
Beauty in the Eyes of the Beholder - Me -- Age Is Not Just a Number -- Acceptance -- Interventions - Surgery and Botox -- The Reflection of Aging -- Recognition, Eyes, Comfort, and Comparisons -- Moments of Reckoning -- Progression -- Facing Photos -- Forgetting to See and the Surprise of Noticing -- Looks and All the Changes -- Those Who Came Before Us - The Differences -- Those Who Came Before Us - The Likeness -- There Was Never yet Fair Woman but She Made Mouths in a Glass (Shakespeare) -- Natural Is Better? -- Nappy Heads, Light Skin, and Masks -- Mutton as Lamb -- On the Subject of Hair -- Glossy Black Hair -- White Hair -- Taking Care of Black Hair -- Not So Skin Deep -- Media Influences -- Coming into One's Own -- The Face in the Mirror -- In Summary -- 4. Men on Appearance -- Prologue -- Introduction -- The Movement of Time -- Beatles Lyrics Meet the Age -- Longevity and the Next Generation -- Another Marker -- Acceptance or Ambivalence -- Acceptance -- Surprise -- Interventions -- Not Me, Not Ever -- What I might Look Like -- Compare and Contrast -- Comparisons -- The Struggle -- Growing Old Together -- Generational Connections -- The All Important Hair -- It's Gone -- Hair Color -- Hair History -- Photo Reality -- Ozone Holes and Nostalgia -- Continuity and Perspective -- Vanity, Skin, and Care -- Media Influence -- Famous Faces from the Past -- The Face in the Mirror -- Signs and Signifiers of Aging Appearance -- Observations -- Identity - Inside and Out -- The Lively Face and Life -- In Summary -- 5. What We Know and What We See -- Prologue -- Introduction -- The Look of Old -- Fluid Contexts -- Women on Visibility -- A Presence in the World -- Clothing and Visibility -- Gender and Visibility -- Men on Visibility -- Invisibility - Men and Women -- The Group -- Race and Visibility -- Time and Place -- Seeing Older Women -- Looking.
My Wife -- Sexual Attraction -- Well Turned Out Women -- Women Seeing Men -- Visible Men -- Seeing, Looking, and Safety -- Hygiene and Grooming -- A Sense of Themselves in the World -- Rosy Cheeks or Sunken Eyes - Health Monitoring -- Pain, Strangers, and Compassion -- Looking into the Faces of Friends -- Robust or Frail and Brave Faces -- In Summary -- 6. Living with Mortality -- Prologue -- Introduction -- The Approach -- Thoughts, Fears, and What Will Inevitably Come to All of Us -- Taboo and Denial -- Time and Fear -- Chronology and Measuring Time -- Inevitability, Chronology, Health, and Other Stories -- Under the Shadow of the Bomb and the Cold War -- Photography and Mirrors -- Photography and Meaning -- Beyond the Grave -- Mirrors -- The Body -- Death within the Family -- Parents -- The Death of a Child -- A Bonus Round -- Fragile Life -- Public Death -- Death Masks -- In Summary -- 7. The Appearance of Beauty -- Prologue -- Introduction -- The Research -- Aging Appearance -- The Exotic 'Other' -- The Beauty of Youth -- Youth Holds Little Interest -- They Are Attractive Just Because -- What Catches My Eye -- All Kinds of Beauty -- On Arrivedness and Zest -- Style and Kind Eyes -- Women Are Beautiful -- Men Are Rugged -- Beauty Has Standards -- Beauty is -- Engagement with the World -- Radiance -- Glow, Light, and Warmth -- Vital Life, Presence, and Luster -- Joy and Enjoy -- Animation, Eyes, and Juiciness -- Relational Beauty -- Changing Priorities -- Meaning and Connection -- Shared History -- The Face You Want to Return to -- Habits of a Lifetime -- Lived in Faces -- Etched into the Skin -- The Face We Deserve or Not -- Where it Lives -- Smile Lines -- Character -- In Summary -- 8. A Passion for Life -- Introduction -- The Wholeness of Lifespan -- Age and Vivid Beauty -- The Error of Perception -- On Death and Beauty -- Time and Place.
Baby Boomers and the Life of the Body -- Longevity -- Change and Successful Aging -- Aging Appearance Now -- Acceptance and Ambivalence -- Hair and How I Know I'm Old -- Visibility -- Confidence -- Photos -- Vanity -- Gender and Vanity -- Corporatism and the Media Police -- Age Appropriate -- Relational Beauty -- More to Death -- Health and Beauty -- Assumptions and Becoming -- Beauty Enlarges Our Life -- Final Thoughts -- The Legacy of Change -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: Drawing from a variety of sources from ageing research, history and gender studies, this book is a rich exploration of the baby boomers - those coming of age in the sixties and now entering old age - the influences that have shaped how they perceive ageing appearance, define ageing and beauty, and the meaning of appearance, beauty, and identity.
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Front Cover -- Baby Boomers, Age, and Beauty -- Copyright Page -- Endorsement -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Images -- About the Author -- Acknowledgments -- Frontispiece -- 1. Introduction -- Prologue -- Introduction -- The Research -- Beautiful Everyday People -- The Interviewees -- Systems Theory and Thinking -- Boomers -- Context, Faces, and Influencers -- The Importance of Adolescence and Memory -- The First Wave of the Postwar Generation -- Birth Rates, Times, and Marketing -- The Influence on a Generation -- Embodied Sixties -- Defining the Sixties -- Beyond the Boomers -- The Kids -- The Importance of Self-presentation -- The Naysayers -- Us and Them -- The Longevity Revolution -- Making the Invisible Visible -- Old People and Evolution -- Time and History - Context, Again -- Past, Present, and Future... and Change Is Fundamental -- Corporate Culture -- The Chapters -- Final Thoughts -- 2. Shaping Appearance and Beauty -- Introduction -- The Media and Stereotyping -- Old People -- Stereotyping in Print -- Stereotyping in Animation and Cartoons -- Stereotyping in Film -- Celebrity Culture -- How We See -- The Technology of the Looking Glass -- History -- The Mirror and Morality -- History -- The Camera -- History -- The Eyes of the Camera -- Gender -- Men -- Multiple Masculinities -- Change is Inevitable -- History -- Researching Older Men -- Women -- Vanity Thy Name is Woman -- Perspectives -- Context and Politics -- Patriarchy, Evolution, and Complexity -- Body Satisfaction or Not -- Beauty Work -- Cosmetics, Caring, and Morality -- Beauty Is -- Appearance Research -- Neuroscience -- History -- Greek and Judeo-Christian Notions and Definitions -- Art, the Renaissance, and Beyond -- Cosmetics and Fading Beauty -- The Fountain of Youth -- Taste -- On Beauty -- Summary -- 3. Women on Appearance -- Prologue -- Introduction.

Beauty in the Eyes of the Beholder - Me -- Age Is Not Just a Number -- Acceptance -- Interventions - Surgery and Botox -- The Reflection of Aging -- Recognition, Eyes, Comfort, and Comparisons -- Moments of Reckoning -- Progression -- Facing Photos -- Forgetting to See and the Surprise of Noticing -- Looks and All the Changes -- Those Who Came Before Us - The Differences -- Those Who Came Before Us - The Likeness -- There Was Never yet Fair Woman but She Made Mouths in a Glass (Shakespeare) -- Natural Is Better? -- Nappy Heads, Light Skin, and Masks -- Mutton as Lamb -- On the Subject of Hair -- Glossy Black Hair -- White Hair -- Taking Care of Black Hair -- Not So Skin Deep -- Media Influences -- Coming into One's Own -- The Face in the Mirror -- In Summary -- 4. Men on Appearance -- Prologue -- Introduction -- The Movement of Time -- Beatles Lyrics Meet the Age -- Longevity and the Next Generation -- Another Marker -- Acceptance or Ambivalence -- Acceptance -- Surprise -- Interventions -- Not Me, Not Ever -- What I might Look Like -- Compare and Contrast -- Comparisons -- The Struggle -- Growing Old Together -- Generational Connections -- The All Important Hair -- It's Gone -- Hair Color -- Hair History -- Photo Reality -- Ozone Holes and Nostalgia -- Continuity and Perspective -- Vanity, Skin, and Care -- Media Influence -- Famous Faces from the Past -- The Face in the Mirror -- Signs and Signifiers of Aging Appearance -- Observations -- Identity - Inside and Out -- The Lively Face and Life -- In Summary -- 5. What We Know and What We See -- Prologue -- Introduction -- The Look of Old -- Fluid Contexts -- Women on Visibility -- A Presence in the World -- Clothing and Visibility -- Gender and Visibility -- Men on Visibility -- Invisibility - Men and Women -- The Group -- Race and Visibility -- Time and Place -- Seeing Older Women -- Looking.

My Wife -- Sexual Attraction -- Well Turned Out Women -- Women Seeing Men -- Visible Men -- Seeing, Looking, and Safety -- Hygiene and Grooming -- A Sense of Themselves in the World -- Rosy Cheeks or Sunken Eyes - Health Monitoring -- Pain, Strangers, and Compassion -- Looking into the Faces of Friends -- Robust or Frail and Brave Faces -- In Summary -- 6. Living with Mortality -- Prologue -- Introduction -- The Approach -- Thoughts, Fears, and What Will Inevitably Come to All of Us -- Taboo and Denial -- Time and Fear -- Chronology and Measuring Time -- Inevitability, Chronology, Health, and Other Stories -- Under the Shadow of the Bomb and the Cold War -- Photography and Mirrors -- Photography and Meaning -- Beyond the Grave -- Mirrors -- The Body -- Death within the Family -- Parents -- The Death of a Child -- A Bonus Round -- Fragile Life -- Public Death -- Death Masks -- In Summary -- 7. The Appearance of Beauty -- Prologue -- Introduction -- The Research -- Aging Appearance -- The Exotic 'Other' -- The Beauty of Youth -- Youth Holds Little Interest -- They Are Attractive Just Because -- What Catches My Eye -- All Kinds of Beauty -- On Arrivedness and Zest -- Style and Kind Eyes -- Women Are Beautiful -- Men Are Rugged -- Beauty Has Standards -- Beauty is -- Engagement with the World -- Radiance -- Glow, Light, and Warmth -- Vital Life, Presence, and Luster -- Joy and Enjoy -- Animation, Eyes, and Juiciness -- Relational Beauty -- Changing Priorities -- Meaning and Connection -- Shared History -- The Face You Want to Return to -- Habits of a Lifetime -- Lived in Faces -- Etched into the Skin -- The Face We Deserve or Not -- Where it Lives -- Smile Lines -- Character -- In Summary -- 8. A Passion for Life -- Introduction -- The Wholeness of Lifespan -- Age and Vivid Beauty -- The Error of Perception -- On Death and Beauty -- Time and Place.

Baby Boomers and the Life of the Body -- Longevity -- Change and Successful Aging -- Aging Appearance Now -- Acceptance and Ambivalence -- Hair and How I Know I'm Old -- Visibility -- Confidence -- Photos -- Vanity -- Gender and Vanity -- Corporatism and the Media Police -- Age Appropriate -- Relational Beauty -- More to Death -- Health and Beauty -- Assumptions and Becoming -- Beauty Enlarges Our Life -- Final Thoughts -- The Legacy of Change -- Bibliography -- Index.

Drawing from a variety of sources from ageing research, history and gender studies, this book is a rich exploration of the baby boomers - those coming of age in the sixties and now entering old age - the influences that have shaped how they perceive ageing appearance, define ageing and beauty, and the meaning of appearance, beauty, and identity.

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Dr Naomi Woodspring is a Visiting Research Fellow, University of the West of England, UK. Prior to returning to university as a late life learner, she had her own consulting firm working with non-profit agencies and for-profit businesses seeking sustainable solutions to organisational and community challenges. She has also worked as a psychotherapist in a wide variety of settings from a managing a community prison project to Native American communities.

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