Body images among men and women of different ages
1999 (English)In: AGEING AND SOCIETY, ISSN 0144-686X, Vol. 19, 629-644 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS , 1999. Vol. 19, 629-644 p.
body image; self-image; age identification; consumer culture; embodiment; female beauty; mask of ageing; appearance; body satisfaction
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