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Author Rhode, Deborah L.

Title The beauty bias : the injustice of appearance in life and law / Deborah L. Rhode.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  346.0134 RHODE    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 252 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [163]-238) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The importance of appearance and the costs of conformity -- The pursuit of beauty -- Critics and their critics -- The injustice of discrimination -- Legal frameworks -- Strategies for change.
Subject Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Beauty, Personal -- United States.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- United States -- Sociological aspects.
Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation -- United States.
ISBN 9780195372878 hardback alkaline paper
0195372875 hardback alkaline paper
9780199706730 (e-book)
0199706735 (e-book)
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