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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
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Autumn Whitefield-Madrano
Title variation
Hidden ways that beauty shapes women's lives
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Language
eng
Summary
A thought-provoking examination of how we think and talk about beauty today{u2014}and the unexpected and often positive ways that beauty shapes our lives. For decades, we{u2019}ve discussed our insecurities in the face of idealized, retouched, impossibly perfect images. We{u2019}ve worried primping and preening are a distraction and a trap. But have we focused too much on beauty{u2019}s negative influence? In Face Value, journalist Autumn Whitefield-Madrano thoughtfully examines the relationship between appearance and science, social media, sex, friendship, language, and advertising to show how beauty actually affects us day to day. Through meticulous research and interviews with dozens of women across all walks of life, she reveals surprising findings, like that wearing makeup can actually relax you, that you can convince people you{u2019}re better looking just by tweaking your personality, and the ways beauty can be a powerful tool of connection among women. Equal parts social commentary, cultural analysis, careful investigation, and powerful personal anecdotes, Face Value is provocative and empowering{u2014}and a great conversation starter for women everywhere
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DLC
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Face value : the hidden ways that beauty shapes women's lives, Autumn Whitefield-Madrano
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Pencil Test -- Hotties, Foxes, and Cankles -- Lipstick Isn't Cubist -- The Eye of the Beholder -- The Prettiest Girl in the Room -- Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Media? -- "Like" Me -- "Don't You Know You're Beautiful?"
Control code
sky2ocm78831920
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 275 pages
Isbn
9781476754000
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015038730
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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Face value : the hidden ways that beauty shapes women's lives, Autumn Whitefield-Madrano
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Pencil Test -- Hotties, Foxes, and Cankles -- Lipstick Isn't Cubist -- The Eye of the Beholder -- The Prettiest Girl in the Room -- Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Media? -- "Like" Me -- "Don't You Know You're Beautiful?"
Control code
sky2ocm78831920
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 275 pages
Isbn
9781476754000
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015038730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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