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Body Issues


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Bodies: Big Ideas/Small Books
Bodies: Big Ideas/Small Books
by Susie Orbach
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Esteemed Psychotherapist and writer Susie Orbach diagnoses the crisis in our relationship to our bodies and points the way toward a process of healing. Throughout the Western world, people have come to believe that general dissatisfaction can be... (read more)

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Fat! So?: Because You Don't Have to Apologize for Your Size
Fat! So?: Because You Don't Have to Apologize for Your Size
by Marilyn Wann
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Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body
Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body
by Susan Bordo
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"Unbearable Weight is brilliant. From an immensely knowledgeable feminist perspective, in engaging, jargonless (!) prose, Bordo analyzes a whole range of issues connected to the body--weight and weight loss, exercise, media images, movies, advertising... (read more)

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Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body
Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body
by Susan Bordo
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"Unbearable Weight is brilliant. From an immensely knowledgeable feminist perspective, in engaging, jargonless (!) prose, Bordo analyzes a whole range of issues connected to the body—weight and weight loss, exercise, media images, movies... (read more)

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The Woman's Belly Book: Finding Your True Center for More Energy, Confidence, and Pleasure
The Woman's Belly Book: Finding Your True Center for More Energy, Confidence, and Pleasure
by Lisa Sarasohn
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For most women, trying on a bikini is the ultimate moment of truth. Endless reps of sit-ups don't banish the dread of the fitting-room mirror. Because of a societal fixation on "rock hard" and "washboard," most women want their bellies to look exactly as... (read more)

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The Female Body in Western Culture: Contemporary Perspectives
The Female Body in Western Culture: Contemporary Perspectives
by Susan Rubi Suleiman
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male-female oppositions. Androgyny in a new key? This book demonstrates that a blurring of gender boundaries does not have to deny difference.... (read more)

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The Beauty Bias: The Injustice of Appearance in Life and Law
The Beauty Bias: The Injustice of Appearance in Life and Law
by Deborah L Rhode
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Beauty may be only skin deep, but the damages associated with its absence go much deeper. Unattractive individuals are less likely to be hired and promoted, and are assumed less likely to have desirable traits, such as goodness, kindness, and honesty... (read more)

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Vagina
Vagina
by Naomi Wolf
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An astonishing work of cutting-edge science and cultural history that radically reframes how we understand the vagina — and consequently, how we understand women — from one of our most respected cultural critics and thinkers, Naomi Wolf... (read more)

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The Politics of Women's Bodies: Sexuality, Appearance, and Behavior
The Politics of Women's Bodies: Sexuality, Appearance, and Behavior
by Rose Weitz
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For nearly three decades, feminists have examined how the female body and ideas about the female body affect women's lives. The Politics of Women's Bodies: Sexuality, Appearance, and Behavior is the first anthology to bring together recent critical... (read more)

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Rapunzel's Daughters: What Women's Hair Tells Us about Women's Lives
Rapunzel's Daughters: What Women's Hair Tells Us about Women's Lives
by Rose Weitz
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-255) and index.... (read more)

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Good Body (04 Edition)
Good Body (04 Edition)
by Eve Ensler
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Botox, bulimia, breast implants: Eve Ensler, author of the international sensation The Vagina Monologues, is back, this time to rock our view of what it means to have a “good body.” “In the 1950s,” Eve writes, girls were “... (read more)

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Reshaping the Female Body: The Dilemma of Cosmetic Surgery
Reshaping the Female Body: The Dilemma of Cosmetic Surgery
by Kathy Davis
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Davis argues that, paradoxically, cosmetic surgery can be a way for some women to become embodied subjects who by reshaping their bodies can remake their lives. She cautions against condemning cosmetic surgery as inherently repressive and, therefore... (read more)

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The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls
The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls
by Joan Jacobs Brumberg
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"Timely and sympathetic . . . a work of impassioned advocacy."         --People A hundred years ago, women were lacing themselves into corsets and teaching their daughters to do the same. The ideal of the... (read more)

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The Female Body: Figures, Styles, Speculations
The Female Body: Figures, Styles, Speculations
by Laurence Goldstein
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Diverse thoughts on the female body as both anatomical object and cultural construction.... (read more)

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Psychology of the Female Body
Psychology of the Female Body
by Jane Ussher
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Breasts Women Speak About Their Breasts
Breasts Women Speak About Their Breasts
by Daphna Ayalah
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