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134lecture17(feb18) - The Social Construction of Beauty...

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© 2005 David Schweingruber The Social Construction of Beauty/ Dramaturgical Perspective Feb. 18, 2005 http://www.iastate.edu/~soc.134
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© 2005 David Schweingruber Extra credit projects Volunteer project • Feb. 23: Completion of volunteer form • April 15: 16 hours and short (3+ pages) paper Photo essay project • Feb. 23: One-page summary (must indicate key concept) • April 15: 10-20 photo essay with intro and captions Research paper project • Feb. 23: One-page outline with two sources • April 15: Paper (5+ pages) with four sources
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© 2005 David Schweingruber Beauty is stratified Women and men have different beauty standards • Attractiveness is prerequisite for femininity, not masculinity • Female beauty standard requires more time and money to achieve U.S. beauty standard idealizes Caucasian features and devalues those of other races • However, black women have more satisfaction with their bodies than white women Wealthy can better afford to be beautiful Source: Saltzberg & Chrisler’s (1995) chapter in Freeman’s Women .
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 220 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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