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Eating Disorders and Cultures in Transition

Eating Disorders and Cultures in Transition

by Mervat Nasser
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415228603

ISBN-13: 9780415228602

Pub. Date: 06/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

There is evidence to show that the preoccupation with slimness is spreading to non-Western cultures. This work calls for professionals to extend their understanding and clinical work to account properly for eating disorders on a world-wide scale.

Overview

There is evidence to show that the preoccupation with slimness is spreading to non-Western cultures. This work calls for professionals to extend their understanding and clinical work to account properly for eating disorders on a world-wide scale.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415228602
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Gordon, Eating Disorders East and West: A Culture-bound Syndrome Unbound. Commentators: Palmer, Van Esterik. Szabo, Le Grange, Eating Disorders and the Politics of Identity. Commentators: Swartz, Skårderud. Lee, Fat Phobia in Anorexia Nervosa - Whose Obsession Is It? Commentators: Littlewood, Fabrega, Jnr. Bulik, Eating Disorders: Integrating Nature and Nurture Through the Study of Twins. Commentators: Park, Gorwood. Rathner, Post-communism and the Marketing of the Thin Ideal. Commentators: Gotbaum. Bisaga. Cantina, Emerging Markets..Submerging Women. Commentators: Eisler, King Vance. Roggiero, One Country: Two Cultures. Commentators: Neumärker, Bauer. Meehan, Katzman, Argentina: The Social Body at Risk. Commentators: Piran, Gunew. Nasser, Di Nicola, Changing Bodies, Changing Cultures: An Intercultural Dialogue on the Body as the Final Frontier. Commentators: MacLeod, Mumford.

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