Franklin

The beauty industry : gender, culture, pleasure / Paula Black.

Author/Creator:
Black, Paula, 1966-
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 214 p. ; 20 cm.
Subjects:
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) -- Great Britain.
Beauty, Personal -- Great Britain.
Beauty culture -- Great Britain.
Human body -- Social aspects.
Beauty shops -- Great Britain.
Cosmetics industry.
Mind and body.
Contents:
Ordinary people come through here: introducing the work of the beauty salon
Inventing beauty: the history of the beauty salon
Just because it feels good doesn't make it right: identity in the beauty salon
The hidden labour of beauty
Look good, feel better: promoting health in the beauty salon
You feel better when you leave: some concluding comments.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-199) and index.
ISBN:
0415321581 (cloth)
0415321573 (pbk.)
OCLC:
53325424
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