From The Good Men Project, a series on women’s obsession with beauty: Lisa Hickey on chasing beauty — an addict’s memoir; her looks, your status: Hugo Schwyzer on why men’s claims not to care about beauty ring hollow; Tom Matlack on the ugly duckling as gender-neutral beauty ideal; and Marrie Lobel speaks: "Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful". Does real beauty come from the inside? Ari Shulman on appearance as a guide to moral character. A review of Pricing Beauty: The Making of a Fashion Model by Ashley Mears (and more). Scathing reviews of a book encouraging women to cash in on their sex appeal have prompted the London School of Economics to distance itself from the author. A review of Honey Money: The Power of Erotic Capital by Catherine Hakim (and more and more and more and more). Leveraging hotness: Women have exploited their looks for years — now it’s men’s turn. A review of Beauty Pays: Why Attractive People Are More Successful by Daniel Hamermesh. The neuroscience of beauty: How does the brain appreciate art? The Ugliness Penalty: Do the homely need legal protection against discrimination? (and more). “Hey good looking, come work for us!”: Aesthetic labor and discrimination law. Amanda Knox's captivating womanhood: The world was gripped by her murder trial — but for many Italians, it was her femininity that held the appeal. A review of FashionEast: The Spectre That Haunted Socialism by Djurdja Bartlett. Gwen Sharp on the limits of individualized resistance to beauty standards. Yolanda Dominguez exposes the artificiality of women in fashion. Skin Deep: A little makeup may help your colleagues see you as trustworthy — but that viewpoint can diminish if you wear too much. Lisa Wade on cosmetic surgery and being normal. Boys want to look good, but not too good.

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