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Burns, Maree

Critical Bodies

Burns, Maree - Critical Bodies, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introducing Critical Bodies: Representations, Identities and Practices of Weight and Body Management
Pirkko Markula, Maree Burns, Sarah Riley

Section I. Representations and Constructions of Body Weight and Body Management

2. Deconstructing Un/Healthy Body-weight and Weight Management
Helen Malson

3. ‘I Feel Ridiculous about Having Had It’ — Critical Readings of Lived and Mediated Stories on Eating Disorders
Paula Saukko

4. Learning to Be Healthy, Dying to Be Thin: The Representation of Weight via Body Perfection Codes in Schools
Emma Rich, John Evans

Section II. Constructing Embodied Identities

5. Starving in Cyberspace: The Construction of Identity on ‘Pro-eating-disorder’ Websites
Katy Day, Tammy Keys

6. Body Talk: Negotiating Body Image and Masculinity
Rosalind Gill

7. Feminist Object Relations Theory and Eating ‘Disorders’
Colleen Heenan

Section III. Meanings of Body Management Practices: Women’s Experiences

8. Dis/Orders of Weight Control: Bulimic and/or ‘Healthy Weight’ Practices
Maree Burns, Nicola Gavey

9. Sustaining Imbalance — Evidence of Neglect in the Pursuit of Nutritional Health
Lucy Aphramor, Jacqui Gingras

10. Older and Younger Women’s Experiences of Commercial Weight Loss
Debra Gimlin

11. Critical Bodies: Discourses of Health, Gender and Consumption
Sarah Riley, Hannah Frith, Sally Wiggins, Pirkko Markula, Maree Burns

Keywords: Psychology, Critical Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology, Community and Environmental Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Editor
 
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
218 pages
Category
Psychology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230591141
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35543-3

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