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Cosmetics, Fashions, and the Exploitation of Women

Introduction by Mary-Alice Waters, photos, notes, index.

Format: Paper

181 Pages

Edition: 1st

Year: 1986

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 9780873486590

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Sixty years ago, an article published in the socialist weekly the Militant sparked a lively debate on how the cosmetics and “fashion” industries play on the economic and emotional insecurities of women and youth to rake in profits. Today that exchange, contained in this book, a Marxist classic, offers an...

“...provides a lively and surprisingly timely historical lesson in the ever-raging controversy surrounding women, beauty, and oppression.” —Ms. Magazine

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