Ideals of Feminine Beauty : Philosophical, Social, and Cultural Dimensions Hardback
Few books in this field focus solely on beauty ideals, and this volume is unique in terms of its scholarly, interdisciplinary approach.
The eleven chapters offer readers a comprehensive analysis of beauty and patriarchy.
They reflect a variety of approaches to the study of feminine beauty, including philosophical, historical, sociological, cross-cultural, and empirical.
Feminine beauty is discussed as a means of patriarchal, social control, which shapes the socio-cultural, political context as well as the everyday lives of women.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 200 pages
- Publisher: ABC-CLIO
- Publication Date: 24/05/1994
- Category: Cultural studies
- ISBN: 9780313261367