Beauty sick : how the cultural obsession with appearance hurts girls and women / Renee Engeln.
By: Engeln, Renee.Material type: BookCall no.: BF697.5.B63 E54 2018Publication: New York : Harper, 2018Description: xiv, 383 p.Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2017.ISBN: 0062469789; 9780062469786.Subject(s): Body image in women | Aesthetics -- Psychological aspects | Young women -- Psychology | Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) | Self-esteem in women
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Reprint. Originally published: 2017.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-370) and index.
Introduction -- This is beauty sickness. Will I be pretty? ; Just like a woman ; I, object -- This is what beauty sickness does to women. Your mind on your body and your body on your mind ; It's a shame ; Your money and your time -- This is how the media feeds beauty sickness. Malignant mainstream media ; (Anti)social media and online obsessions -- The ways we're fighting beauty sickness aren't working. Media literacy is not enough ; The problem with "real beauty" -- How we can fight beauty sickness. Turning down the volume ; Stop the body talk ; Function over form ; Learning to love your body and teaching others to do the same ; Turning away from the mirror to face the world.
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