Fashioning Fat: Inside Plus-Size Modeling

Fashioning Fat: Inside Plus-Size Modeling

by Amanda M. Czerniawski

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814789186
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 01/30/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 981,241
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Amanda M. Czerniawski
is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Temple University.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments ix

1. From Books to Looks: Journeying into 1 Plus-Size Modeling

2. How to Become a Plus-Size Model 35

3. Models of All (Plus) Sizes? 51

4. Disciplining Corpulence through Aesthetic Labor 71

5. Agents as Gatekeepers of Fashion 101

6. Selling the Fat Body 129

7. Stepping Out of the Plus-Size Looking Glass 159

Notes 173

References 183

Index 197

About the Author 205

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