Fat Female Body by Samantha Murray
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"Fat" Female Body
By Samantha Murray

The "Fat" Female Body

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Fat Female Body by Samantha Murray

Book Description

Exploring the rapidly increasing interest in obesity and fatness, this book engages with dominant ideas about 'fatness' and analyses the assumptions that inform anti-fat attitudes in the West, looking at the intersection of medicine and morality in pathologising 'fat' bodies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230542587
ISBN-10: 0230542581
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 11mm)
Pages: 204
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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'Fat' Female Body by Samantha Murray 'Fat' Female Body, Paperback (September 2008)

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Author Biography - Samantha Murray

Samantha Murray is a Senior Researcher in the Gendered Violence Research Network at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Prior to this, Samantha lectured in Cultural Studies at Macquarie University, Australia, and later worked in the not-for-profit sector. She has published several journal articles and book chapters on embodiment, and the discursive constructions of normalcy and pathology.

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