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Beauty Pays

Samantha Brick's Daily Mail Piece Misses The Point -- But So Does The Backlash

Emma Gray | Posted 06.04.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

The issue, which Brick doesn't seem to realize, is that being valued -- or devalued -- for your looks alone isn't good for any women of any shape, size or level of conventional attractiveness. By running this piece, Brick and her editor(s) only underscored that point.

Beauty Can Affect Your Pay -- But So Can You

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 05.29.2012 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

If beauty pays, how are women are supposed to cultivate the self-acceptance preached at them from many directions AND excel professionally and financially?

Why Being Ugly Could Cost $230K

Andrew Losowsky | Posted 11.01.2011 | Books

Daniel S Hamermesh has created a new kind of economics: "pulchrinomics," the economics of beauty. In his new book "Beauty Pays" ($24.95, Princeton ...