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    DescriptionThe bestselling classic that redefined our view od 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."


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    Title
    The Beauty Myth
    Subtitle
    How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Naomi Wolf
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060512187
    ISBN 10: 0060512180
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27440
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    DC22: 305.42
    B&T Approval Code: A31604846
    BISAC V2.8: SOC010000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: HQ1219 .W65 2002
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 53
    BISAC V2.8: SOC032000, SOC028000
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    HarperCollins
    Imprint name
    HARPER PERENNIAL
    Publication date
    24 September 2002
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY