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The Fat Studies Reader
Language: en
Pages: 365
Authors: Esther D. Rothblum, Sondra Solovay
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-04 - Publisher: NYU Press

Explores a wide range of topics related to body weight. From the historical construction of fatness to public health policy, from job discrimination to social class disparities, from chick-lit to airline seats, this collection provides an overview of fat studies, an examination of the movement's fundamental concerns, and a look
The Fat Studies Reader
Language: en
Pages: 394
Authors: Esther Rothblum, Sondra Solovay, Marilyn Wann
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11 - Publisher:

Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Publication Award from the Association for Women in Psychology Winner of the 2010 Susan Koppelman Award for the Best Edited Volume in Women's Studies from the Popular Culture Association We have all seen the segments on television news shows: A fat person walking on the
The Fat Studies Reader
Language: en
Pages: 396
Authors: Esther Rothblum, Sondra Solovay
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-01 - Publisher: NYU Press

Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Publication Award from the Association for Women in Psychology Winner of the 2010 Susan Koppelman Award for the Best Edited Volume in Women’s Studies from the Popular Culture Association We have all seen the segments on television news shows: A fat person walking on the
The Fat Pedagogy Reader
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Erin Cameron, Constance Russell
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-30 - Publisher: Peter Lang

Over the past decade, concerns about a global «obesity epidemic» have flourished. Public health messages around physical activity, fitness, and nutrition permeate society despite significant evidence disputing the «facts» we have come to believe about «obesity». We live in a culture that privileges thinness and enables weight-based oppression, often expressed
The Routledge International Handbook of Fat Studies
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Cat Pausé, Sonya Renee Taylor
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-19 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Routledge International Handbook of Fat Studies brings together a diverse body of work from around the globe and across a wide range of Fat Studies topics and perspectives. The first major collection of its kind, it explores the epistemology, ontology, and methodology of fatness, with attention to issues such