Cosmetics, Fashions, and the Exploitation of Women

Cosmetics, Fashions, and the Exploitation of Women

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Overview

How big business plays on women's second-class status and social insecurities to market cosmetics and rake in profits. The introduction by Waters explains how the entry of millions of women into the workforce during and after World War II irreversibly changed U.S. society and laid the basis for a renewed rise of struggles for women's emancipation.

“A lively and surprisingly timely historical lesson in the ever-raging controversy surrounding women, beauty, and oppression.”—Ms.

Introduction by Mary-Alice Waters, photos, notes, index. Now with enlarged type.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789649225128
Publisher: Pathfinder Press
Publication date: 01/01/2003
Pages: 238

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