The "Fat" Female Body
By (author) Samantha Murray
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Fat Female Body by Samantha Murray
Book DescriptionExploring 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 DetailsISBN: 9780230542587
(216mm x 140mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Shedding light on the ways in which fat embodiment is lived, experienced, regulated and (re)produced across a range of cultural sites and contexts, Queering Fat Embodiment destabilises established ideas about fat bodies.
Somatechnics, Hardback (September 2009)
Somatechnics highlights the reciprocal bond between the soma and the techne of 'the body' and the techniques in which bodies are formed and transformed as crafted responses to the world around us. This title presents a study of body modification. It is suitable for scholars of sociology, cultural and queer studies and philosophy.
'Fat' Female Body, Paperback (September 2008)» View all books by Samantha Murray
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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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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