Over the past decade there have been significant shifts both in feminist approaches to the field of eating disorders and in the ways in which gender, bodies, body weight, body management and food are understood, represented and regulated within the dominant cultural milieus of the early...
Published May 26th 2009 by Routledge
Feminism, Post-structuralism and the Social Psychology of Anorexia Nervosa
Series: Women and Psychology
The Thin Woman provides an in-depth discussion of anorexia nervosa from a feminist social psychological standpoint. Medicine, psychiatry and psychology have all presented us with particular ways of understanding eating disorders, yet the notion of 'anorexia' as a medical condition limits our...
Published November 13th 1997 by Routledge