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

Book Book (c2012.)
Description: xiii, 267 p. ; 21 cm.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press, c2012.
3 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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 -

  • ISBN: 9781580054133 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1580054137 (pbk.)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: 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.
Citation: Nelson, Jennifer. "Airbrushed nation : the lure & loathing of women's magazines." Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press, 2012.

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