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THE BEAUTY MYTH: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

``Being a woman...makes you hungry, weak, and sick,'' says Wolf, a British scholar, journalist, and poet who argues that the contemporary myth (meaning false ideal) of beauty—youthful, slender, flawless—was invented by a male power structure in order to prevent women from fulfilling the feminist ideals of the 70's. According to Wolf, a whole generation of women (by which she means white ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Teresa - Goodreads

Well-written book. It will definitely make women look at ads differently. It's a very important book for women to read and engage in conversation over. I'm no feminist but I totally understand her arguments for the liberation of women in a male-dominated world. Read full review

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

User Review  - KC - Goodreads

A great read, an important book that explains what the subtitle says: how images of beauty are used against women. Beauty images are POWERFUL, and this book explains how they cause inequality. Beauty from a feminist perspective, this is another important read. Read full review

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

User Review  - Eva - Goodreads

throughout history, images of beauty have been used against women. idealized, unattainable set standards play a strong role in holding women back from accomplishment in everyday life... aiding to ... Read full review

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