Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body

Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body by Susan Bordo

Title: Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body
Author: Susan Bordo
ISBN10: 0520201485
ISBN13: 978-0520201484
Publisher: Univ of California Pr; 2nd Paperback Printing edition (1995)
Language: English
Subcategory: Social Sciences
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Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body by Susan Bordo


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In this provocative book, Susan Bordo untangles the myths, ideologies, and pathologies of the modern female body. Bordo explores our tortured fascination with food, hunger, desire, and control, and its effects on women's lives.