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Physical appearance and gender [electronic resource] : sociobiological and sociocultural perspectives / Linda A. Jackson.

By: Jackson, Linda A, 1948-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: SUNY series in the psychology of women: Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1992Description: 1 online resource (xv, 326 p.).ISBN: 0585064091 (electronic bk.); 9780585064093 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) | Beauty, Personal -- Psychological aspects | Interpersonal attraction | Sex differences (Psychology) | Face | Stereotypes (Social psychology) | Beauty -- psychology | Sex Attractants | Face | Body Image | Interpersonal Relations | Psychology, Social | PSYCHOLOGY -- Social Psychology | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Physical appearance and gender.DDC classification: 302/.13 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. Theoretical Perspectives on the Gender-Appearance Relationship: The Sociobiological and Sociocultural Perspectives -- 3. Gender and the Interpersonal Implications of Facial Appearance -- 4. Gender and the Professional Implications of Facial Appearance -- 5. Gender and the Societal Implications of Facial Appearance -- 6. The Personal Consequences of Facial Appearance for Females and Males -- 7. Gender and the Implications of Body Appearance -- 8. The Personal Consequences of Body Appearance for Females and Males -- 9. Gender and the Importance of Physical Appearance: Some Conclusions.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-295) and indexes.

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1. Introduction -- 2. Theoretical Perspectives on the Gender-Appearance Relationship: The Sociobiological and Sociocultural Perspectives -- 3. Gender and the Interpersonal Implications of Facial Appearance -- 4. Gender and the Professional Implications of Facial Appearance -- 5. Gender and the Societal Implications of Facial Appearance -- 6. The Personal Consequences of Facial Appearance for Females and Males -- 7. Gender and the Implications of Body Appearance -- 8. The Personal Consequences of Body Appearance for Females and Males -- 9. Gender and the Importance of Physical Appearance: Some Conclusions.

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Physical appearance and gender by Jackson, Linda A., ©1992
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