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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.


Nelson, Jennifer. "Airbrushed nation : the lure & loathing of women's magazines." Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press, 2012.

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