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Fat tactics : the rhetoric and structure of the fat acceptance movement

Author: Erec Smith
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using Anthony Giddens' Structuration theory and rhetorical theory, this book identifies fat acceptance activists' tactics to end fat stigma. The book covers the benefits and detriments of social  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Erec, author.
Fat tactics
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2019]
(DLC) 2018049192
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erec Smith
ISBN: 9781498531160 1498531164
OCLC Number: 1050962721
Description: xv, 97 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Setting the Stage for Fat Activism --
2. Signification, Legitimation, and Domination in the Fat Acceptance Movement --
3. Fat Tactics and the Pragmatics of Fat Activism --
4. Anti-fat Rhetoric and Social Media --
5. The Power of Narrative in Fat Acceptance.
Responsibility: by Erec Smith.

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In this slender volume, Smith (rhetoric, York College) offers readers an overview of fat activism, understanding, acceptance, and discrimination, as well as challenges to traditional European Read more...

 
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