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Naomi Wolf

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A cultural fixation on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty but an obsession about female obedience.

— Naomi Wolf

#body-image #culture #eating-disorders #images #society

She wins who calls herself beautiful and challenges the world to change to truly see her.

— Naomi Wolf


It has been said that each generation must win its own struggle to be free. -Robert F. Kennedy

— Naomi Wolf


To ask women to become unnaturally thin is to ask them to relinquish their sexuality.

— Naomi Wolf

#become #relinquish #sexuality #their #them

As women demanded access to power, the power structure used the beauty myth materially to undermine women's advancement.

— Naomi Wolf

#beauty #images #marketing #media #scoiety

Most urgently, women's identity must be premised upon our "beauty" so that we will remain vulnerable to outside approval, carrying the vital sensitive organ of self-esteem exposed to the air.

— Naomi Wolf

#approval #beauty #carrying #exposed #identity

Beauty discrimination has become necessary, not from the perception that women will not be good enough, but that they will be, as they have been, twice as good.

— Naomi Wolf

#body-image #self-esteem #self-image #society #beauty

Dieting is the most potent political sedative in women's history; a quietly mad population is a tractable one.

— Naomi Wolf

#body-image #culture #dieting #eating-disorders #society

If women cannot eat the same food as men, we cannot experience equal status in the community.

— Naomi Wolf

#body-image #culture #eating-disorders #thinness #weight

Poststructuralism. . . . is a form of literary criticism that uses elaborate wordplay to prove its central premise, that all language is internally contradictory and has no fixed meaning.

— Naomi Wolf


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Ultimately Wolf argues for a relaxation of normative standards of beauty. Wolf argues that women were under assault by the "beauty myth" in five areas: work religion sex violence and hunger. End of America was favorably reviewed in The New York Times by Stephen Holden as well as in Variety Magazine.

Wolf (born November 12 1962) is an American author and former political consultant. With the publication of the 1991 bestselling book The Beauty Myth Naomi Wolf became a leading spokesperson of what was later described as the third wave of the feminist movement.

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