Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. Theoretical Perspectives on the Gender-Appearance Relationship: The Sociobiological and Sociocultural Perspectives.
3. Gender and the Interpersonal Implications of Facial Appearance.
4. Gender and the Professional Implications of Facial Appearance.
5. Gender and the Societal Implications of Facial Appearance.
6. The Personal Consequences of Facial Appearance for Females and Males.
7. Gender and the Implications of Body Appearance.
8. The Personal Consequences of Body Appearance for Females and Males.
9. Gender and the Importance of Physical Appearance: Some Conclusions.