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The Beauty Myth

How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women

By Naomi Wolf
10-minute read
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The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women by Naomi Wolf

The Beauty Myth (1991) will help you understand the anxiety that surrounds women, and the cult of beauty that dominates our society today. It identifies the patriarchal and economic forces that shape the unfair expectations and norms that women face. Learn how we can be better equipped to build a less biased future.

  • Anyone struggling with a negative body image
  • Women who feel pressured into looking a certain way
  • Feminists concerned about modern standards of beauty

Naomi Wolf graduated from Yale University and continued her studies as a Rhodes scholar at Oxford University. Her other books include Promiscuities, Fire with Fire and Misconceptions, all of which were international best sellers.

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