The beauty myth : how images of beauty are used against women / Naomi Wolf.
By: Wolf, Naomi.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Perennial, 2002Description: 348 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0060512180 (pbk.); 9780060512187 (pbk.).Subject(s): Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) | Femininity | Sex roleDDC classification: 305.42
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Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Morrow, c1991.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-335) and index.
The beauty myth -- Work -- Culture -- Religion -- Sex -- Hunger -- Violence -- Beyond the beauty myth.
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.