The Resource The culture of beauty, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor

The culture of beauty, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor

Label
The culture of beauty
Title
The culture of beauty
Statement of responsibility
Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume examines how today's standards of attractiveness and plastic surgery techniques have changed in light of multicultural and global influences. It explores various related topics by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that surround this issue. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
646.7/042
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1219
LC item number
.C832 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gerdes, Louise I.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
  • Beauty, Personal
  • Body image
  • Aesthetics
Label
The culture of beauty, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-180) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Western standards of beauty have spread via globalization
  • Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
  • What impacts do ideals of beauty have on society? Women are judged on their appearance rather than on their competence
  • Natasha Walter
  • Ideals of beauty need not hinder women
  • Raina Kelley
  • Discrimination against unattractive people in the workplace is a problem
  • Deborah L. Rhode
  • Attractiveness is necessary for some jobs
  • Mary Elizabeth Williams
  • How are standards of beauty established? Standards of beauty are determined by evolutionary biology
  • Media images of beauty hurt ethnic women
  • Lindsay Kite
  • Should people strive for beauty? Striving for beauty is important
  • Amy Alkon
  • The pursuit of beauty is harmful
  • Shari Graydon
  • In a landmark paper just published in the prestigious "Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery," an innovative technique in African American rhinoplasty proves to preserve ethnicity, increase self-esteem
  • Biotech Week
  • The risks of cosmetic surgery should not be ignored
  • Alexander Edmonds
  • Glenn Wilson
  • What are the societal effects of the beauty and fashion industries? Altered fashion magazine photographs contribute to unrealistic body images
  • Vivian Diller
  • Altered fashion magazine photographs do not cause eating disorders
  • Carrie Arnold
  • The fashion industry promotes eating disorders
  • Libby Rodenbough
  • The media foster misplaced public concern about anorexia
  • Laurie Penny
  • Facial beauty standards are universal while body beauty standards are cultural
  • Michal Brichacek and Robert Moreland
  • Standards of beauty are increasingly influenced by the media
  • Deborah L. Rhode
  • Market principles foster dangerous standards of beauty
  • Susie Orbach
Control code
ocn809412061
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9780737763102
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012043097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)809412061
Label
The culture of beauty, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-180) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Western standards of beauty have spread via globalization
  • Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
  • What impacts do ideals of beauty have on society? Women are judged on their appearance rather than on their competence
  • Natasha Walter
  • Ideals of beauty need not hinder women
  • Raina Kelley
  • Discrimination against unattractive people in the workplace is a problem
  • Deborah L. Rhode
  • Attractiveness is necessary for some jobs
  • Mary Elizabeth Williams
  • How are standards of beauty established? Standards of beauty are determined by evolutionary biology
  • Media images of beauty hurt ethnic women
  • Lindsay Kite
  • Should people strive for beauty? Striving for beauty is important
  • Amy Alkon
  • The pursuit of beauty is harmful
  • Shari Graydon
  • In a landmark paper just published in the prestigious "Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery," an innovative technique in African American rhinoplasty proves to preserve ethnicity, increase self-esteem
  • Biotech Week
  • The risks of cosmetic surgery should not be ignored
  • Alexander Edmonds
  • Glenn Wilson
  • What are the societal effects of the beauty and fashion industries? Altered fashion magazine photographs contribute to unrealistic body images
  • Vivian Diller
  • Altered fashion magazine photographs do not cause eating disorders
  • Carrie Arnold
  • The fashion industry promotes eating disorders
  • Libby Rodenbough
  • The media foster misplaced public concern about anorexia
  • Laurie Penny
  • Facial beauty standards are universal while body beauty standards are cultural
  • Michal Brichacek and Robert Moreland
  • Standards of beauty are increasingly influenced by the media
  • Deborah L. Rhode
  • Market principles foster dangerous standards of beauty
  • Susie Orbach
Control code
ocn809412061
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9780737763102
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012043097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)809412061

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