The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women Naomi Wolf

The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women

Author: Naomi Wolf
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Book Title
The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women
Author
Naomi Wolf
ISBN
9780060512187
The bestselling classic that redefined our view of the relationship between beauty and female identity.In today's world, women have more power, legal recognition, and professional success than ever before. Alongside the evident progress of the women's movement, however, writer and journalist Naomi Wolf is troubled by a different kind of social control, which, she argues, may prove just as restrictive as the traditional image of homemaker and wife. It's the beauty myth, an obsession with physical perfection that traps the modern woman in an endless spiral of hope, self-consciousness, and self-hatred as she tries to fulfill society's impossible definition of the flawless beauty.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Naomi WolfPublisher: Harper PerennialPublished: 09/24/2002ISBN: 9780060512187Pages: 368Weight: 0.62lbsSize: 8.01h x 5.36w x 0.94d
The bestselling classic that redefined our view of the relationship between beauty and female identity.

In today's world, women have more power, legal recognition, and professional success than ever before. Alongside the evident progress of the women's movement, however, writer and journalist Naomi Wolf is troubled by a different kind of social control, which, she argues, may prove just as restrictive as the traditional image of homemaker and wife. It's the beauty myth, an obsession with physical perfection that traps the modern woman in an endless spiral of hope, self-consciousness, and self-hatred as she tries to fulfill society's impossible definition of the flawless beauty.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Naomi Wolf
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 09/24/2002
ISBN: 9780060512187
Pages: 368
Weight: 0.62lbs
Size: 8.01h x 5.36w x 0.94d
The bestselling classic that redefined our view of the relationship between beauty and female identity.

In today's world, women have more power, legal recognition, and professional success than ever before. Alongside the evident progress of the women's movement, however, writer and journalist Naomi Wolf is troubled by a different kind of social control, which, she argues, may prove just as restrictive as the traditional image of homemaker and wife. It's the beauty myth, an obsession with physical perfection that traps the modern woman in an endless spiral of hope, self-consciousness, and self-hatred as she tries to fulfill society's impossible definition of the flawless beauty.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Naomi Wolf
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 09/24/2002
ISBN: 9780060512187
Pages: 368
Weight: 0.62lbs
Size: 8.01h x 5.36w x 0.94d