Eating Disorders: Anatomy of a Social Epidemic / Edition 2

Eating Disorders: Anatomy of a Social Epidemic / Edition 2

by Richard Gordon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631214968

ISBN-13: 9780631214960

Pub. Date: 04/17/2000

Publisher: Wiley

In an extensively revised new edition of the successful Anorexia and Bulimia, Richard Gordon includes new information and discussion of the latest ideas in this rapidly growing research field. The past two decades have witnessed an enormous increase in the number of cases of eating disorders in industrial societies.  See more details below

Overview

In an extensively revised new edition of the successful Anorexia and Bulimia, Richard Gordon includes new information and discussion of the latest ideas in this rapidly growing research field. The past two decades have witnessed an enormous increase in the number of cases of eating disorders in industrial societies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631214960
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/17/2000
Edition description:
2ND, REVISED
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Preface.

1. Culture and Psychopathology: The Notion of an Ethnic Disorder.

2. Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.

3. Dimensions of an Epidemic: The Epidemiology of Eating Disorders.

4. A Conflicted Female Identity.

5. The Thin Body Ideal.

6. The War Against Fat: Obesity, Dieting, and Exercise.

7. The Templates of a Disease.

8. The Cultural Politics of Eating Disorders.

Index.

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