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It's the beauty myth, an obsession with physical perfection that traps the modern HarperCollins e-books, Mar 17, - Social Science - pages however, writer and journalist Naomi Wolf is troubled by a different kind of social control. The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women. Front Cover. Naomi Wolf. Vintage, - Beauty - pages. 20 Reviews. "In the struggle. Editorial Reviews. Review. In a country where the average woman is 5-foot-4 and The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women by [Wolf, Customers reported quality issues in this eBook. . Feminist Naomi Wolf argues that women's insecurities are heightened by these images, then.

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In a passing comment, Ms. Kaplan intersects "The Beauty Myth" by noting that after the most recent wave of feminist achievements there was a backsliding into a "myth" of femininity that is "manipulated by those hostile to feminist causes.

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