ISBN-10:
0195178785
ISBN-13:
9780195178784
Pub. Date:
10/13/2006
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
The Cult of Thinness / Edition 2

The Cult of Thinness / Edition 2

by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber, Patricia Leavy
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ISBN-13: 9780195178784
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/13/2006
Edition description: REV
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. A Cult Grows in America
2. Men and Women: Mind and Body
3. Selling the Body Beautiful: Food, Dieting and Recovery
4. There's No Business Like the Body Business: Fitness and Cosmetic Surgery
5. Becoming a Certain Body
6. Joining the Cult of Thinness
7. From Disorderly Eating to Eating Disorders: The Cultural Context of Anorexia and Bulimia
8. New Recruits for the Cult of Thinness: Young Girls, Men, and Ethnic Women
9. Breaking Free from the Cult of Thinness
Notes
References
Index

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