This eye-opening new book proves once and for all that when it comes to success, it's what's on the outside that counts.
Introduction: Looks, lookism, and the media -- Older than civilization -- Pass the genes, please : how looks drive dating, courtship, and marriage -- As the twig is bent : how attractiveness affects family dynamics -- Readin', ritin', rithmetic 'n' ridicule -- The job is looking good -- Rendering judgment : how looks affect courtroom results -- Physiognomy and public service -- Seeing is believing -- The dark side of physical attractiveness -- What price for good looks? -- The big business of beauty -- Epilogue: Rising above the effects of lookism.
Published: 16th January 2008
Publisher: Amacom Books