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Author Furman, Frida Kerner, 1948-

Title Facing the mirror : older women and beauty shop culture / Frida Kerner Furman.

Publication Info. New York : Routledge, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.26 F986F    Check Shelf
Description x, 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Women's territory : community and the ethic of care at Julie's international salon -- The witch in the mirror : feminine beauty and its imperatives -- "What's my alternative?" : aging and its challenges -- "The cheese stands alone" : women in relation to work, caring, and the family -- Energetic anger : an invitation to resistance.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [203]-214) and index.
Subject Older people.
Jewish women -- Social networks -- United States -- Case studies.
Aging -- United States -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies.
Beauty, Personal -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies.
Beauty shops -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
ISBN 0415915236
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