Columbia University and
Asian American Alliance
Asian American Beauty:
A Discourse on Body Image
While external forces can pressure both the young and old to seek plastic surgery, such influences are hardly limited to the Asian population. There are, however, additional and sometimes intense cross-cultural issues that affect Asian Americans at an unusually early age. What follows is a thoughtful, controlled, and very insightful presentation exploring the intersection of body image with evolving standards of Asian beauty.
The intent of our site is to educate rather than encourage or discourage. We highly recommend this presentation for your consideration. Always think independently to reach your own conclusions.
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