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Consuming Passions
     

Consuming Passions

by Catrina Brown
 

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Twenty-two experts share their extensive knowledge on women's preoccupation with body size. They consider the continuum of eating behaviours ranging from dieting and exercise for weight control to anorexia and bulimia, and explore recent research in such

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Twenty-two experts share their extensive knowledge on women's preoccupation with body size. They consider the continuum of eating behaviours ranging from dieting and exercise for weight control to anorexia and bulimia, and explore recent research in such

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Toronto Star
Eating disorders are complex, and this book serves up meaty arguments for feminists tired over oversimplification.

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ISBN-13:
9781926739120
Publisher:
Second Story Press
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
404
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Catrina Brown, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at the School of Social Work at Dalhousie University in Halifax, cross-appointed to Women's Studies and Nursing. She is also a feminist psychotherapist in private practice with a focus on eating "disorders".

Karin Jasper, Ph.D., M.Ed., is a feminist phychotherapist and community educator in Toronto.

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