Is it ever justified for a person to use surgery to enhance the way they look? Is surgery an acceptable means for people to feel confident with their appearance? This book explores in detail the issue of using plastic surgery for aesthetic purposes. It looks at the historical background to cosmetic surgery and the implications of its use today.
Kaye Stearman has worked for international organizations in the field of human rights, minorities, health and development. She is also an experienced writer of children`s books and has published titles on human rights and social issues.
Real-life case study Cosmetic surgery - the basics Is cosmetic surgery harmful? Why try to change your appearance? Looking good, feeling good? Selling cosmetic surgery The business of beauty Society and cosmetic surgery Glossary Timeline Further information Index