Uncommon Ground Contributor Sheila Jeffreys

Sheila Jeffreys is a Professorial Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. She is the author of Beauty and Misogyny: Harmful Cultural Practices in the West, 2014.

Articles by Sheila Jeffreys:

So, Why Do We Pander to the Beauty Industry Again?

High Heels, Low Status As a feminist who argues that beauty practices are harmful to women’s equality, I have been accused of being a killjoy who spoils the fun women get from crippling shoes, depilation, revealing clothing, makeup, figure-hugging dresses and short skirts. But the wearing of high heels, for instance, is not just a […] Read more