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  1. Looking Queer

    Body Image and Identity in Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Communities

    By John Dececco, Phd, Dawn Atkins

    Looking Queer: Body Image in Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Communities contains research, firsthand accounts, poetry, theory, and journalistic essays that address and outline the special needs of sexual minorities when dealing with eating disorders and appearance obsession. Looking Queer...

    Published June 15th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Fat¿A Fate Worse Than Death?

    Women, Weight, and Appearance

    By Ellen Cole, Esther D Rothblum, Ruth R Thone

    Despite the gains of the women’s movement, women are still judged by what they look like--and men, by what they do. Fat--A Fate Worse Than Death? offers hardy resistance to the narrow, random, and irrational appearance standards set for American women through an approach that is personal, eclectic,...

    Published August 12th 1997 by Routledge

  3. Eating Disorders and Marital Relationships

    By Jan Norre, Stephan Van den Broucke, Walter Vandereycken

    Anorexia and bulimia are on the increase in the Western world and the disease is now recognised to no longer be only a problem for teenage girls, but older women as well. Most older women either do now or did previously live with a partner and much attention has been paid to these relationships in...

    Published July 3rd 1997 by Routledge

  4. Culture and Weight Consciousness

    By Mervat Nasser

    Anorexia nervosa and bulimia are among the few psychiatric syndromes with a plausible socio-cultural model of causation. Issues of culture and slimness are usually considered in terms of the experience of the western world, but there is a growing body of research suggesting that concern with...

    Published May 1st 1997 by Routledge

  5. Cultural Resistance

    Challenging Beliefs About Men, Women, and Therapy

    By Kaethe Weingarten

    In everyday life--in relationships, in various institutions, in texts--cultural premises influence and sometimes limit individuals’thoughts, actions, and ideas. Cultural Resistance: Challenging Beliefs About Men, Women, and Therapy analyzes cultural constraints and encourages therapists,...

    Published November 27th 1995 by Routledge

  6. Anorexic Bodies

    A Feminist and Sociological Perspective on Anorexia Nervosa

    By Morag MacSween, Morag Macsween

    This book explores the ways in which anorexic women use their eating to control their bodies. It argues that the female body in modern Western culture is understood as open and accessible and female appetite as dangerous and voracious. Anorexia attempts to resist both these constructions in the...

    Published November 2nd 1995 by Routledge

  7. Eating Disorders and Magical Control of the Body

    Treatment Through Art Therapy

    By Mary Levens

    People with eating disorders often make desparate attempts to exert magical control over their bodies in response to the threats they experienced in relationships. Mary Levens takes the reader into the realm of magical thinking and its effect on ideas about eating and the body through a sensitive...

    Published September 28th 1995 by Routledge

  8. The Psychology of Nutrition

    By David Booth

    This title explores the psychological processes involved in the selection and consumption of foods and drink. The exposition is firmly linked to research evidence on the cognitive, socio-economic and physiological influences on the desire to eat and drink. The basic theory is that appetite is a...

    Published September 7th 1994 by Taylor & Francis

  9. Women's Conflicts About Eating and Sexuality

    The Relationship Between Food and Sex

    By Ellen Cole, Esther D Rothblum, Lillie Weiss, Rosalyn Meadow

    Women’s Conflicts About Eating and Sexuality explores the strong relationships food and sex have represented to women over the years. No other book has spelled out so clearly the parallels between sex and eating nor integrated the relationship of these to women’s basic need to be loved. Today’s...

    Published August 12th 1992 by Routledge

  10. Overcoming Fear of Fat

    By Esther D Rothblum, Laura Brown

    Here is an enlightening new volume that presents an integration of anti-fat-oppressive attitudes into the work of feminist therapy. Overcoming Fear of Fat is unique among professional work in the area of women and fat in that it does not approach size as the problem; rather it approaches prejudice...

    Published November 1st 1989 by Routledge