The Resource The cult of thinness, Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber

The cult of thinness, Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber

Label
The cult of thinness
Title
The cult of thinness
Statement of responsibility
Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hesse-Biber, Sharlene Nagy
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF697.5.B63
LC item number
H47 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hesse-Biber, Sharlene Nagy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Body image
  • Leanness
  • Eating disorders
  • Women
Label
The cult of thinness, Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Am I thin enough yet? 1996
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A cult grows in America -- Men and women: mind and body -- Selling the body beautiful: food, dieting, and recovery -- There's no business like the body business: fitness and cosmetic surgery -- Becoming a certain body -- Joining the cult of thinness -- How young women experience being a body in their families, peer groups, and school environments -- New recruits for the cult of thinness: preteen girls, adolescents, straight men, gays, lesbians, and ethnic women -- Breaking free from the cult of thinness
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xi, 271 p.
Isbn
9780195178784
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20060453 01
Other control number
  • 9780195178784
  • 005376207
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)65521633
Label
The cult of thinness, Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Am I thin enough yet? 1996
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A cult grows in America -- Men and women: mind and body -- Selling the body beautiful: food, dieting, and recovery -- There's no business like the body business: fitness and cosmetic surgery -- Becoming a certain body -- Joining the cult of thinness -- How young women experience being a body in their families, peer groups, and school environments -- New recruits for the cult of thinness: preteen girls, adolescents, straight men, gays, lesbians, and ethnic women -- Breaking free from the cult of thinness
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xi, 271 p.
Isbn
9780195178784
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20060453 01
Other control number
  • 9780195178784
  • 005376207
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)65521633

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