Unbearable Weight

Unbearable Weight
Author : Susan Bordo
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Total Pages : 400
Release : 2004-01-01
ISBN 10 : 0520930711
ISBN 13 : 9780520930711
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Unbearable Weight Book Description:

"Unbearable Weight is brilliant. From an immensely knowledgeable feminist perspective, in engaging, jargonless (!) prose, Bordo analyzes a whole range of issues connected to the body—weight and weight loss, exercise, media images, movies, advertising, anorexia and bulimia, and much more—in a way that makes sense of our current social landscape—finally! This is a great book for anyone who wonders why women's magazines are always describing delicious food as 'sinful' and why there is a cake called Death by Chocolate. Loved it!"—Katha Pollitt, Nation columnist and author of Subject to Debate: Sense and Dissents on Women, Politics, and Culture (2001)

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