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Facing the Mirror: Older Women and Beauty Shop Culture
Facing the Mirror Older Women and Beauty Shop Culture
Author: Frida Kerner Furman
This innovative, ethnographic study of a neighborhood beauty salon investigates how customers constitute a lively, affirming community of peers during their weekly visits. Facing the Mirror gives voice to older women, who, in a sexist and ageist society, are frequently devalued and rendered invisible. These older, mostly Jewish women articulate ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780415915236
ISBN-10: 0415915236
Publication Date: 6/27/1997
Pages: 232
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Publisher: Routledge
Book Type: Library Binding
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