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Bodies.

Author: Susie Orbach
Publisher: London : Profile Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the past decades, the pressure to perfect and design our bodies has been unprecedented. Men are encouraged to surgically pump up their pecs, breast enhancement is a sweet sixteen birthday present in the suburbs of America, and eating problems - from bulimia to obesity - are growing daily, affecting children as young as six. In China, women are having their legs broken and extended by 5cms. In Iran, behind the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Orbach, Susie.
Bodies.
London : Profile Books, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susie Orbach
ISBN: 9781847651266 1847651267
OCLC Number: 727647176
Awards: Winner of Association for Women in Psychology Distinguished Publication Award 2010 (United States)
Long-listed for Foyles/Bristol Festival of Ideas Best Book of Ideas 2010 (UK)
Description: 1 online resource (201 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; CONTENTS; Introduction; 1 BODIES IN OUR TIME; 2 SHAPING THE BODY; 3 SPEAKING BODIES; 4 BODIES REAL AND NOT SO REAL; 5 AND SO TO SEX; 6 WHAT ARE BODIES FOR?; Notes; Further reading; Acknowledgements.

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In the past decades, the pressure to perfect and design our bodies has been unprecedented. Men are encouraged to surgically pump up their pecs, breast enhancement is a sweet sixteen birthday present  Read more...

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A smart and rich compendium of what is going on within and without our bodies today ... in this brave and significant book, Orbach does battle with a full quiver of her own fire-tipped arrows, her Read more...

 
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