The culture of beauty
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Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2013.
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Central Adult Nonfiction
646.7042 CULTU 2013
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Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This title addresses factors that contribute to the culture of beauty in present-day society and considers the impact of that culture. Topics include the ways that standards of beauty are established; the impact that ideals of beauty have on society (part; "Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints Series could serve as a model…not only providing access to a wide diversity of opinions, but also stimulating readers to do further research for group discussion and individual interest. Both shrill and moderate, th
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Book
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191 pages : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
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English
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9780737763102 (hardcover), 0737763108 (hardcover)

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
This volume examines how today's standards of attractiveness and plastic surgery techniques have changed in light of multicultural and global influences. It explores various related topics by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that surround this issue. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.
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Gerdes, L. I. (2013). The culture of beauty. Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Gerdes, Louise I., 1953-. 2013. The Culture of Beauty. Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Gerdes, Louise I., 1953-, The Culture of Beauty. Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2013.

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Gerdes, Louise I. The Culture of Beauty. Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2013. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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