The Beauty Suit: How My Year of Religious Modesty Made Me a Better Feminist

By Shields, Lauren

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9780807093924 9780807093931
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Beacon


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Reviewed on April 1, 2018  |  History and Philosophy

Shields made a name for herself with her 2013 Salon article, "My Year of Modesty," in which the author questioned "the Beauty Suit"—the high investment of time and money that women spend to look good and thus, hopefully, be taken seriously. It was here that she first suggested that feminists can be inadvertently patriarchal since women from more religiously defined groups do not adhere ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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