Facing the mirror : older women and beauty shop culture / Frida Kerner Furman.

The women at Julie's International Salon share their experiences of bodily self-presentation, femininity, aging, and caring. Their own words are at the center of the book; the stories of their lives, fresh and compelling, are told here with affection. But beyond the stories themselves, Frida Ke...

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Main Author: Furman, Frida Kerner, 1948-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Routledge, 1997.
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Table of Contents:
  • Women's territory : community and the ethic of care at Julie's international salon
  • The witch in the mirror : feminine beauty and its imperatives
  • "What's my alternative?" : aging and its challenges
  • "The cheese stands alone" : women in relation to work, caring, and the family
  • Energetic anger : an invitation to resistance.