Fat Activism by Jenny Ellison, Being Fat Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Being Fat books, Being Fat examines the history of fat activism in Canada, correlating this history with second wave feminism and issues it was debating: femininity, sexuality, and health.
"The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Body and Embodiment challenges the view that bodies belong to the category of "nature" and are biological, essential, and pre-social. It argues instead that bodies both shape and get shaped by human societies. As such, the body is an appropriate and necessary area
Sie schreibt die Geschichte ihres Hungers. Sie schreibt die Geschichte ihres Körpers. Es ist keine Geschichte des Triumphs. Es ist die eines Lebens, das in zwei Hälften geteilt ist. Es gibt das Vorher und das Nachher. Bevor sie zunahm und danach. Bevor sie vergewaltigt wurde und danach. Roxane Gay, eine
What is Fat Activism and why is it important? Charlotte Cooper, a fat activist with around 30 years experience, answers this question by lifting the lid on a previously unexplored social movement and offering a fresh perspective on one of the major problems of our times. In her expansive grassroots
Part memoir, part social critique, What We Don't Talk about When We Talk about Fat calls for civil rights movements and identity politics to be inclusive of plus-sized people's experiences. As the author argues, "I did not come to body positivity for self-esteem. I came to it for social justice."
Inviting beginners and more experienced researchers to explore new ways of writing, this book introduces readers to creatively written research in a variety of formats including plays and poems, videos and comics. It not only gives social researchers permission, but also shows them how, to write creatively.
What is fat activism and why is it important? To answer this question, Charlotte Cooper presents an expansive grassroots study that traces the forty-year history of international fat activism and grounds its actions in their proper historical and geographical contexts. She details fat activist methods, analyzes existing literature in the
In contemporary western societies the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized and treated with derision and even
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 media in fat acceptance activism, the importance of symbolism and rhetorical savvy, and the use of narrative in fat activism.
Examining the roots of the American obesity crisis, a guide for dieters examines the roles of alcohol, television, serving sizes, diet hype, the sugar industry, and using food as entertainment in keeping people overweight