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Body images among men and women of different ages
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology.
1999 (English)In: AGEING AND SOCIETY, ISSN 0144-686X, Vol. 19, 629-644 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The exterior territories, or surfaces, of the body have become symbols of the self in late modernity. People are increasingly overwhelmed with messages of youthful ideals: how to stay young or how to get old without signs of ageing. However, studies of t

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CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS , 1999. Vol. 19, 629-644 p.
Keyword [en]
body image; self-image; age identification; consumer culture; embodiment; female beauty; mask of ageing; appearance; body satisfaction
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-59905OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-59905DiVA: diva2:87815
Addresses: Oberg P, Univ Uppsala, Dept Sociol, Box 821, SE-75108 Uppsala, Sweden. Univ Uppsala, Dept Sociol, SE-75108 Uppsala, Sweden.Available from: 2008-10-17 Created: 2008-10-17 Last updated: 2011-01-14

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