The Resource Beauty and misogyny : harmful cultural practices in the West, Sheila Jeffreys

Beauty and misogyny : harmful cultural practices in the West, Sheila Jeffreys

Label
Beauty and misogyny : harmful cultural practices in the West
Title
Beauty and misogyny
Title remainder
harmful cultural practices in the West
Statement of responsibility
Sheila Jeffreys
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The new edition of Beauty and Misogyny revisits and updates Sheila Jeffreys' uncompromising critique of Western beauty practice and the industries and ideologies behind it. Jeffreys argues that beauty practices are not related to individual female choice or creative expression, but represent instead an important aspect of women's oppression. As these practices have become increasingly brutal and pervasive, the need to scrutinize and dismantle them is if anything more urgent now as it was in 2005 when the first edition of the book was published. The United Nations concept of ""harmful tradition
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
305.42
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1219
LC item number
.J44 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Women and psychology
Label
Beauty and misogyny : harmful cultural practices in the West, Sheila Jeffreys
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; 1 The 'grip of culture on the body': beauty practices as women's agency or women's subordination; 2 Harmful cultural practices and Western culture; 3 Transfemininity: 'dressed' men reveal the naked reality of male power; 4 Pornochic: prostitution constructs beauty; 5 Fashion and misogyny; 6 Making up is hard to do; 7 Men's foot and shoe fetishism, and the disabling of women; 8 Cutting up women: beauty practices as self-mutilation by proxy; Conclusion: a culture of resistance; References; Index
Control code
ocn897376895
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848724471
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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665794
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34500984
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897376895
  • ebl1317675444

Library Locations

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