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Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance

Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2012-04-11
ISBN : 0123849268
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This scholarly work is the most comprehensive existing resource on human physical appearance—how people’s outer physical characteristics and their inner perceptions and attitudes about their own appearance (body image) affect their lives. The encyclopedia’s 117 full-length chapters are composed and edited by the world’s experts from a range of disciplines—social, behavioral, and biomedical sciences. The extensive topical coverage in this valuable reference work includes: (1) Important theories, perspectives, and concepts for understanding body image and appearance; (2) Scientific measurement of body image and physical attributes (anthropometry); (3) The development and determinants of human appearance and body image over the lifespan: (4) How culture and society influences the meanings of human appearance; (5) The psychosocial effects of appearance-altering disease, damage, and visible differences; (6) Appearance self-change and self-management; (7) The prevention and treatment of body image problems, including psychosocial and medical interventions. Chapters are written in a manner that is accessible and informative to a wide audience, including the educated public, college and graduate students, and scientists and clinical practitioners. Each well-organized chapter provides a glossary of definitions of any technical terms and a Further Reading section of recommended sources for continued learning about the topic. Available online via ScienceDirect or in a limited-release print version. The Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance is a unique reference for a growing area of scientific inquiry It brings together in one source the research from experts in a variety of fields examining this psychological and sociological phenomenon The breadth of topics covered, and the current fascination with this subject area ensure this reference will be of interest to researchers and a lay audience alike

Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance

Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance Book
Author : Thomas F. Cash
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2012
ISBN : 9780123860491
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This scholarly work is the most comprehensive existing resource on human physical appearance - how people's outer physical characteristics and their inner perceptions and attitudes about their own appearance (body image) affect their lives. The encyclopedia's 117 full-length chapters are composed and edited by the world's experts from a range of disciplines-social, behavioral, and biomedical sciences. The extensive topical coverage in this valuable reference work includes: important theories, perspectives, and concepts for understanding body image and appearance; scientific measurement of body image and physical attributes (anthropometry); the development and determinants of human appearance and body image over the lifespan: how culture and society influences the meanings of human appearance; the psychosocial effects of appearance-altering disease, damage, and visible differences; appearance self-change and self-management; and, the prevention and treatment of body image problems, including psychosocial and medical interventions. Chapters are written in a manner that is accessible and informative to a wide audience, including the educated public, college and graduate students, and scientists and clinical practitioners. Each well-organized chapter provides a glossary of definitions of any technical terms and a Further Reading section of recommended sources for continued learning about the topic. This title is available online via "ScienceDirect" or in a limited-release print version. "The Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance" is a unique reference for a growing area of scientific inquiry. It brings together in one source the research from experts in a variety of fields examining this psychological and sociological phenomenon. The breadth of topics covered, and the current fascination with this subject area ensure this reference will be of interest to researchers and a lay audience alike.

Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance G Z Gender disorder transgenderism and transsexuality

Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance  G Z  Gender disorder  transgenderism and transsexuality Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2012
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This work is the most comprehensive existing resource on human physical appearance - how people's outer physical characteristics and their inner perceptions and attitudes about their own appearance (body image) affect their lives. The 117 chapters are composed and edited by the world's experts from a range of disciplines.

Body Image

Body Image Book
Author : Sarah Grogan
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2016-09-29
ISBN : 1317400429
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Body Image provides a comprehensive summary of research on body image in men, women, and children drawing together research findings from the fields of psychology, sociology, clothing, and gender studies. This third edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the significant increase in research on body image since the previous edition, as well as the significant cultural changes in how men’s and women’s bodies are viewed. Data are also included from interviews and focus groups with men, women, and children who have spoken about their experiences of body image and body dissatisfaction, producing a comprehensive understanding of how men and women construct and understand their bodies in the twenty-first century. The only sole-authored text to provide a comprehensive view of body image research, focusing on men, women, and children, Body Image will be invaluable to students and researchers, as well as practitioners with an interest in body image and how to reduce body dissatisfaction.

Encyclopedia of Body Adornment

Encyclopedia of Body Adornment Book
Author : Margo DeMello
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2007
ISBN : 9780313336959
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Alphabetically arranged entries discuss forms of body modification or adornment found throughout history and around the world, including background information and the theoretical, social, ethical, and legal issues surrounding each practice.

Encyclopedia of Gerontology A K

Encyclopedia of Gerontology  A K Book
Author : James E. Birren,James Emmett Birren
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1996
ISBN : 9780122268618
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A comprehensive source that offers a multidisciplinary overview of all aspects of aging.

Encyclopedia of Human Biology A Bi

Encyclopedia of Human Biology  A Bi Book
Author : Renato Dulbecco
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1997
ISBN : 9780122269714
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download Encyclopedia of Human Biology A Bi book written by Renato Dulbecco, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Faces Around the World

Faces Around the World Book
Author : Margo DeMello
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2012
ISBN : 1598846175
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the human face, providing fascinating information from biological, cultural, and social perspectives. * A complete bibliography of sources and index of subjects * Includes 100 images, numerous sidebars, and interesting "pop-out" quotes related to the face

The Protestant Theological and Ecclesiastical Encyclopedia

The Protestant Theological and Ecclesiastical Encyclopedia Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1858
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The Protestant Theological and Ecclesiastical Encyclopedia book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Encyclopedia of Photography

The Encyclopedia of Photography Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1949
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The Encyclopedia of Photography book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Encyclopedia of Human Biology

Encyclopedia of Human Biology Book
Author : Renato Dulbecco
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1997
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Encyclopedia of Human Biology book written by Renato Dulbecco, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Encyclopedia of Religion

The Encyclopedia of Religion Book
Author : Mircea Eliade
Publisher : Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Release : 1987
ISBN : 9780029098004
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A comprehensive guide to the history, beliefs, concepts, practices, and major figures of religions past and present.

Encyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction

Encyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction Book
Author : Claude Ghaoui
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This encyclopedia presents numerous experiences and insights, of professional from around the world, on human computer interaction issues and perspectives"--Provided by publisher.

The Mosby Medical Encyclopedia

The Mosby Medical Encyclopedia Book
Author : Walter D. Glanze,Kenneth Anderson,Lois E. Anderson
Publisher : Plume Books
Release : 1992
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Features twenty-two thousand entries describing diseases, symptoms, treatments, medical procedures, and the latest drug information

Encyclopedia of Human Intelligence

Encyclopedia of Human Intelligence Book
Author : Robert J. Sternberg
Publisher : Macmillan Reference USA
Release : 1994
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This two-volume set contains over 250 articles of varying lengths dealing with all aspects of human intelligence.

Children

Children Book
Author : Boyd R. McCandless,Robert J. Trotter
Publisher : Holt Rinehart & Winston
Release : 1977
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Explores past and current theories related to childrearing practices, learning processes, physical growth, and emotional development

Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body M Z

Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body  M Z Book
Author : Victoria Pitts-Taylor
Publisher : Greenwood
Release : 2008
ISBN : 9780313341472
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Explores the human body alphabetically by part, detailing practices and beliefs from the past and present and from around the world.

Encyclopedia of Hair

Encyclopedia of Hair Book
Author : Victoria Sherrow
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9780313331459
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Describes the cultural, historical, and scientific aspects of hairdressing and hairstyling throughout history.

An Encyclopedia of Archetypal Symbolism

An Encyclopedia of Archetypal Symbolism Book
Author : Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism,George Elder
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
Release : 1991
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Religious art from a variety of ages and places is analyzed to determine its role within its own culture, as well as the light it can shed on such themes as creation, sacred marriage, death, and transformation