WSQ: Beauty

WSQ: Beauty


Edited by Jillian M. Báez and Natalie Havlin
An interdisciplinary exploration of beauty and its ongoing redefinitions in the light of race, disability, class, gender, and sexuality.


Paperback Edition
Publication Date: 05-08-2018

Volume 46 Numbers 1–2: Spring/Summer 2018

Beauty has always been a heavily debated topic for feminists. Some critique it as an extension of patriarchal systems, and others have engaged with it as a playful expression of identity. This issue takes a critical approach to new theories of beauty, asking whether the pursuit of beauty is a fruitful endeavor for those engaged in questions of social justice.