Consuming Passions: Feminist Approaches to Weight Preoccupation and Eating Disorders

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Catrina Brown, Karin Jasper
Second Story Press, 1993 - Health & Fitness - 459 pages
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Twenty-two experts share their extensive knowledge on women's preoccupation with body size. They consider the continuum of eating behaviours ranging from dieting and exercise for weight control to anorexia and bulimia, as well as exploring recent research in such areas as failure of dieting to control weight, and the increasingly disputed links traditionally made between weight and health.

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Preface
11
Creating Beauty in Blackness
36
Fat Oppression
69
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Catrina Brown, M.A., M.S.W., and Karin Jasper, Ph.D., M.Ed., are feminist phychotherapists and community educators in Toronto.

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