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Author Hurd Clarke, Laura, 1969-

Title Facing age : women growing older in anti-aging culture / Laura Hurd Clarke

Publ Info Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  HQ1219 .C53 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HQ1219 C53 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 165 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Diversity and aging
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-157) and index
Contents Introduction -- Theorizing the aging and aged woman's face, body, and embodied experience -- Embodied appearance in later life : what older women have to say -- Anti-aging medicine, wrinkles, and the moral imperative to modify the aging face -- Imaging aging : media messages and the perspectives of older women -- Women and aging : the face of the future
LC subject Beauty, Personal
Middle-aged women -- Psychology
Aging -- Psychological aspects
Middle-aged women -- Physiological aspects
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
Self-esteem in women
ISBN 9781442207592 (cloth : alk. paper)
1442207590 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442207608 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1442207604 (pbk. : alk. paper)