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Abject relations : everyday worlds of anorexia

Author: Megan Warin
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2009.
Series: Studies in medical anthropology.
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Abject Relations presents an alternative approach to anorexia, long considered the epitome of a Western obsession with individualism, beauty, self-control, and autonomy. Through detailed ethnographic investigations, Megan Warin looks at the heart of what it means to live with anorexia on a daily basis. Participants describe difficulties with social relatedness, not being at home in their body, and feeling disgusting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Warin, Megan.
Abject relations.
New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009008099
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Megan Warin
OCLC Number: 1017998396
Description: 1 online resource (1 electronic recource (xiii, 229 pages)).
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 Steering a Course between Fields; 3 Knowing through the Body; 4 The Complexities of Being Anorexic; 5 Abject Relations with Food; 6 "Me and My Disgusting Body"; 7 Be-coming Clean; 8 Reimagining Anorexia; Notes; References; Index
Series Title: Studies in medical anthropology.
Responsibility: Megan Warin.

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Abject Relations presents an alternative approach to anorexia, long considered the epitome of a Western obsession with individualism, beauty, self-control, and autonomy. Through detailed ethnographic investigations, Megan Warin looks at the heart of what it means to live with anorexia on a daily basis. Participants describe difficulties with social relatedness, not being at home in their body, and feeling disgusting and worthless. For them, anorexia becomes a seductive and empowering practice that cleanses bodies of shame and guilt, becomes a friend and support, and allows.

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