Beauty Is the Beast: Appearance-Impaired Children in America

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Americans spend more than five billion dollars a year on cosmetics. In such a culture, to be unattractive is to be at a disadvantage; to have a physical abnormality that impairs one's appearance is to be stigmatized and rejected. Destructive to adults, this rejection can be devastating to children. In Beauty is the Beast , Ann Hill Beuf examines the stigmatization of children who deviate from American standards of acceptable physical appearance. Children impaired by birth defects, dermatological disorders, excessive ...

Beauty Is the Beast: Appearance-Impaired Children in America 1990, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9780812213102

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Beauty Is the Beast: Appearance-Impaired Children in America 1990, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia

ISBN-13: 9780812282344

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