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Body image : understanding body dissatisfaction in men, women, and children

Author: Sarah Grogan
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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In addition to reviewing evidence for sociocultural influences on body image, the book reviews recent literature and includes new data on body-modification practices (cosmetic surgery, piercing, tattooing, and bodybuilding), and takes a critical look at interventions designed to promote positive body image. It also attempts to link body image to physical health, looking in particular at motivations for potentially  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Grogan, Sarah, 1959-
Body image.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2008
(DLC) 2007008369
(OCoLC)85766169
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Grogan
ISBN: 9780203004340 0203004345
OCLC Number: 180204197
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 250 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Culture and body image --
Women and body image --
Men and body image --
Media effects --
Age, social class, ethnicity, and sexuality --
Promoting positive body image.
Responsibility: Sarah Grogan.
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Provides an overview of the subject of body image, pulling together research from the fields of psychology, sociology, media, and gender studies in men, women, and children. This book attempts to  Read more...

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