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Beauty pays : why attractive people are more successful

Author: Daniel S Hamermesh
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
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Most of us know there is a payoff to looking good, and in the quest for beauty we spend countless hours and billions of dollars on personal grooming, cosmetics, and plastic surgery. But how much better off are the better looking? Based on the evidence, quite a lot. The first book to seriously measure the advantages of beauty, Beauty Pays demonstrates how society favors the beautiful and how better-looking people  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hamermesh, Daniel S.
Beauty pays.
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, c2010
(DLC) 2011013548
(OCoLC)711989015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel S Hamermesh
ISBN: 9781400839445 1400839440
OCLC Number: 744615931
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 216 p.) : ill.
Contents: Background to beauty --
The economics of beauty --
In the eye of the beholder --
Beauty on the job : what and why --
Beauty and the worker --
Beauty in specific occupations --
Beauty and the employer --
Lookism or productive beauty, and why? --
Beauty in love, loans, and law --
Beauty in markets for friends, family, and funds --
Legal protection for the ugly --
The future of looks --
Prospects for the looks-challenged.
Responsibility: Daniel S. Hamermesh.

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Demonstrates how society favors the beautiful and how better-looking people experience startling but undeniable benefits in various aspects of life. This title shows that the attractive are more  Read more...

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"Since the mid-nineties, Daniel Hamermesh ... has done a series of studies on the role that appearance plays in the workplace, and his conclusion is captured by the title of his recent book, Beauty Read more...

 
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