The Resource Unbearable weight : feminism, Western culture, and the body, Susan Bordo

Unbearable weight : feminism, Western culture, and the body, Susan Bordo

Label
Unbearable weight : feminism, Western culture, and the body
Title
Unbearable weight
Title remainder
feminism, Western culture, and the body
Statement of responsibility
Susan Bordo
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Susan Bordo untangles the myths, ideologies, and pathologies of the modern female body. Bordo explores our tortured fascination with food, hunger, desire, and control, and its effects on women's lives
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bordo, Susan
Dewey number
305.42
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1220.U5
LC item number
B67 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
  • Human body
  • Body image
  • Self-esteem in women
  • Feminist criticism
  • Body, Human
  • Beauté féminine (Esthétique)
  • Image du corps
  • Estime de soi chez la femme
  • Critique féministe
  • Body image
  • Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
  • Feminist criticism
  • Human body
  • Self-esteem in women
  • United States
  • Feminisme
  • Lichamelijkheid
  • Postmodernisme
  • Lichaamsattitude
  • Feminismus
  • Frau
  • Schönheit
  • Körper
  • Kulturanthropologie
  • Feminismus
  • Frau
  • Kulturanthropologie
  • Körper
  • Schönheit
  • Human Body
  • Body Image
Label
Unbearable weight : feminism, Western culture, and the body, Susan Bordo
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-342) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Anorexia Nervosa: Psychopathology as the Crystallization of Culture
  • The Body and the Reproduction of Femininity
  • Reading the Slender Body
  • Postmodern Bodies
  • Feminism, Postmodernism, and Gender Skepticism
  • "Material Girl": The Effacements of Postmodern Culture
  • Postmodern Subjects, Postmodern Bodies, Postmodern Resistance
  • Foreword: Reading Bordo
  • Leslie Heywood
  • In the Empire of Images: Preface to the Tenth Anniversary Edition
  • Discourses and Conceptions of the Body
  • Whose Body Is This? Feminism, Medicine, and the Conceptualization of Eating Disorders
  • Are Mothers Persons? Reproductive Rights and the Politics of Subject-ivity
  • Hunger as Ideology
  • The Slender Body and Other Cultural Forms
Extent
1 online resource (x, 361 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036904720
Label
Unbearable weight : feminism, Western culture, and the body, Susan Bordo
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-342) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Anorexia Nervosa: Psychopathology as the Crystallization of Culture
  • The Body and the Reproduction of Femininity
  • Reading the Slender Body
  • Postmodern Bodies
  • Feminism, Postmodernism, and Gender Skepticism
  • "Material Girl": The Effacements of Postmodern Culture
  • Postmodern Subjects, Postmodern Bodies, Postmodern Resistance
  • Foreword: Reading Bordo
  • Leslie Heywood
  • In the Empire of Images: Preface to the Tenth Anniversary Edition
  • Discourses and Conceptions of the Body
  • Whose Body Is This? Feminism, Medicine, and the Conceptualization of Eating Disorders
  • Are Mothers Persons? Reproductive Rights and the Politics of Subject-ivity
  • Hunger as Ideology
  • The Slender Body and Other Cultural Forms
Extent
1 online resource (x, 361 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036904720

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