Beauty up

Beauty up

Exploring Contemporary Japanese Body Aesthetics

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An introduction to Japan's burgeoning beauty culture, which investigates a range of phenomenon - aesthetic salons, dieting products, male beauty activities, and beauty language - to find out why Japanese women and men are paying so much attention to their bodies. It aims to challenge various assumptions about the naturalness of beauty standards.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 256 pages) : illustrations
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