Beauty is the Beast: Appearance-impaired Children in America

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 1990 - Psychology - 135 pages
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Examines the stigmatism of children who deviate from acceptable American standards for physical appearance. Beuf analyzes both the effects of this stigmatization on children and the strategies used to cope with it.

 

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Contents

The Cultural Backdrop 2 7
25
Social Stigmatization
47
Coping with Impaired Appearance 6 3
99
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