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Unbearable weight

feminism, Western culture, and the body

by Susan Bordo

  • 149 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) -- United States,
    • Body, Human -- Social aspects -- United States,
    • Body image -- United States,
    • Self-esteem in women -- United States,
    • Feminist criticism -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSusan Bordo ; with a new preface by the author ; new foreword by Leslie Heywood.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1220.U5 B67 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3688589M
      ISBN 100520240545
      LC Control Number2003055221

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