Cosmetics, Fashions, and the Exploitation of Women

Cosmetics, Fashions, and the Exploitation of Women

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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.
Publisher: New York : Pathfinder Press, 1986
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780873486590
0873486595
9780873486583
0873486587
Characteristics: 138 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Reed, Evelyn

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