Perfect me : beauty as an ethical ideal /

How looking beautiful has become a moral imperative in today's worldThe demand to be beautiful is increasingly important in today's visual and virtual culture. Rightly or wrongly, being perfect has become an ethical ideal to live by, and according to which we judge ourselves good or bad, a...

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Main Author: Widdows, Heather, 1972- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2018.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Beauty Matters
  • A Duty to be Beautiful?
  • Life is one Long Catwalk
  • A New (Miss) World Order?
  • Routine, Special, and Extreme
  • Perfectly Normal
  • Hidden Costs and Guilty Pleasures
  • My Body, Myself
  • I will be Worth it!
  • I'm doing it for Me
  • More pain, who gains?
  • Conclusion: Beauty without the Beast
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.