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Airbrushed nation : the lure & loathing of women's magazines

Nelson, Jennifer, 1965-

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  • Creator Jennifer Nelson
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Berkeley, CA : Seal Press, 2012
  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 267 pages ; 21 cm
  • ISBNs 9781580054133, 1580054137
  • OCLC ocn784708338

Summary

  • Examines the women's magazine business, wonders how it is thriving amid the failing print journalism industry, and asks if the unrealistic body image it portrays is intentional or not.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-264).

Contents

  • A chick-slick history -- The pink ghetto -- Truth in advertising -- Fashion forward -- It ain't about inner beauty -- To age or not to age -- The feminine fear factor -- To the left -- The big O -- Celebrity central
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