The Invisible Woman: Confronting Weight Prejudice in America

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Gurze Books, 1995 - Social Science - 222 pages
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A member of The National Association for the Advancement of Fat Americans charges American society with discrimination against overweight women, criticizing the media and the weight-loss industry for perpetuating sexist stereotypes. Original. Tour. IP.

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The invisible woman: confronting weight prejudice in America

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Goodman, a legal secretary, makes a persuasive argument about weight prejudice: Negative generalizations about the character of the overweight woman, based on unexamined and uninformed beliefs, result ... Read full review

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A little late to the party, Ms. Goodman presents a kind of primer of fat activism/liberation. She doesn't bring any great insight except her own realization of how she personally has been affected by the corporate/societal expecation of female beauty. Read full review

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