By Sarah Riley, Maree Burns, Hannah Frith, Sally Wiggins, Pirkko Markula
This publication showcases a range of present paintings and debates on weight and physique administration practices which are being made from the colourful area of serious and postmodern ways within the social sciences. Weight concerns became primary to Western understandings of future health and id, yet analyses of weight and physique administration have usually didn't contextualise weight similar matters. This well timed e-book addresses this hole through studying 3 key components, specifically, illustration, identities, and perform, to discover and interrogate how physique and weight administration, subjectivities, reports, and practices are constituted inside of and by means of the normative discourses of latest western tradition.
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40 Deconstructing Un/Healthy Body-weight and Weight Management Notes 1. In the interview extracts that follow, all names and identifying details have been changed. See Malson et al. (2004) for details of the methodology of the study from which these accounts are drawn. These accounts inevitably raise a range of pressing issues about the nature and experience of treatment. , 2004) but, rather, with exploring the imbrications of ‘anorexic’, normative and therapeutically intended weight management practices as they are constituted within the shifting discursive contexts of contemporary Western cultures.
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Critical Bodies: Representations, Practices and Identities of Weight and Body Management by Sarah Riley, Maree Burns, Hannah Frith, Sally Wiggins, Pirkko Markula