A Hunger So Wide And So Deep

Author: Becky W. Thompson
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816624355
Size: 21.96 MB
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Based on in-depth life history interviews with African-American, Latina, and lesbian women, her book chronicles the effects of racism, poverty, sexism, acculturation, and sexual abuse on women's bodies and eating patterns

Not All Black Girls Know How To Eat

Author: Stephanie Covington Armstrong
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1569763208
Size: 12.29 MB
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For more information about the book and eating disorders, visit www.notallblackgirls.com

Survivors On The Yoga Mat

Author: Becky Thompson
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 1583948279
Size: 16.57 MB
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The book consists of 90 true stories—alternately funny, surprising, and irreverent—that together provide a roadmap for survivors on their journey to wholeness.

Anorexic Bodies

Author: Morag Macsween
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136103325
Size: 60.37 MB
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This book explores the ways in which anorexic women use their eating to control their bodies.

A World Full Of Women

Author: Martha C. Ward
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131734247X
Size: 15.72 MB
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The text combines descriptive ethnography with gender theory and international statistics to present a comprehensive picture of the lives of women in societies and cultures both present and past"--Preface, page xiii.

Our Bodies Ourselves For The New Century

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Publisher: Touchstone Books
ISBN: 9780684842318
Size: 72.66 MB
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The first major revision of the 1984 classic guide to women's health includes information on such topics as breast cancer treatment options, preventing and living with AIDS, and new developments in contraception and reproductive technology.

Caliban And The Witch

Author: Silvia Federici
Publisher: Autonomedia
ISBN: 1570270597
Size: 72.27 MB
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Literary Nonfiction. CALIBAN AND THE WITCH is a history of the body in the transition to capitalism.

Destabilizing Theory

Author: Michèle Barrett
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804720311
Size: 54.39 MB
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Feminist scholars in the United States should find this volume very exciting, since many of the essays organize and make available a great deal of scholarly work from Europe and Australia. . .

Body Of Truth

Author: Harriet Brown
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0738217700
Size: 19.37 MB
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Through interviews, research, and her own experience, Brown not only gives us the real story on weight, health, and beauty, but also offers concrete suggestions for how each of us can sort through the lies and misconceptions and make peace ...