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Furnham, Adrian

The Body Beautiful

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Mutual and Partaken Bliss: Introducing the Science of Bodily Beauty
Adrian Furnham, Viren Swami

Part II. Methodological Critiques

2. Waist-to-Hip Ratios and Female Attractiveness: Comparing Apples, Oranges, and Pears
Donald H. McBurney, Sybil A. Streeter

3. The Volume-Height Index as a Body Attractiveness Index
Jintu Fan

4. Methodological Issues in Studies of Female Attractiveness
Melissa Bateson, Piers L. Cornelissen, Martin J. Tovée

Part III. Attractiveness Research Across Cultures

5. An Evolutionary Perspective on Male Preferences for Female Body Shape
Isabel Scott, Gillian R. Bentley, Martin J. Tovée, Farid Uddin Ahamed, Kesson Magid

6. Masculinity, Culture, and the Paradox of the Lek
Douglas W. Yu, Stephen R. Proulx, Glenn H. Shepard

7. Healthy Body Equals Beautiful Body? Changing Perceptions of Health and Attractiveness with Shifting Socioeconomic Status
Martin J. Tovée, Adrian Furnham, Viren Swami

Part IV. Theory Development: Evolutionary Perspectives

8. The Shaping of Women’s Bodies: Men’s Choice of Fertility or Heat Stress Avoidance?
Dorothy Einon

9. Interpersonal Metaperception: The Importance of Compatibility in the Aesthetic Appreciation of Bodily Cues
Kerri L. Johnson, Louis G. Tassinary

10. Mate Preferences in Social Cognitive Context: When Environmental and Personal Change Leads to Predictable Cross-Cultural Variation
Leif D. Nelson, Terry F. Pettijohn, Jeff Galak

Part V. Theory Development: Sociocultural Perspectives

11. The Roles of Stereotypes and Group Norms on Perceptions of Bodily Attractiveness
Tom Hildebrandt, Janet D. Latner

12. Feminism and Body Image
Linda Smolak, Sarah K. Murnen

13. The Impact of Western Beauty Ideals on the Lives of Women: A Sociocultural Perspective
Rachel M. Calogero, Michael Boroughs, J. Kevin Thompson

Keywords: Social Sciences, Medical Sociology, Gender Studies, Sexual Behavior, Community and Environmental Psychology

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
333 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230596887
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35664-5

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