Book

Airbrushed nation : the lure & loathing of women's magazines / Jennifer Nelson.

  • ISBN: 9781580054133 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1580054137 (pbk.)
  • Description: xiii, 267 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press,

Available copies

  • 3 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction PN 4879 .N47 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Middlesex - Bedford Campus Stacks PN4879 .N47 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Reading Adult Nonfiction 051.082 NEL (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Note: A chick-slick history -- The pink ghetto -- Truth in advertising -- Fashion forward -- It ain't about inner beauty -- To age or not to age -- The feminine fear factor -- To the left -- The big O -- Celebrity central.
Summary: Examines the women's magazine business, wonders how it is thriving amid the failing print journalism industry, and asks if the unrealistic body image it portrays is intentional or not.
Subject: Women's periodicals, American.
Women > Press coverage > United States.
Women's periodicals, American > Illustrations > Themes, motives.
Women in mass media.
Body image in women > Social aspects > United States.