The Obsession: Reflections on the Tyranny of Slenderness by Kim Chernin

The Obsession: Reflections on the Tyranny of Slenderness

byKim Chernin

Kobo ebook | October 13, 2009

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The Obsession is a deeply committed and beautifully written analysis of our society's increasing demand that women be thin. It offers a careful, thought provoking discussion of the reasons men have encouraged this obsession and women have embraced it. It is a book about women's efforts to become thin rather than to accept the natural dimensions of their bodies--a book about the meaning of food and its rejection.

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Title:The Obsession: Reflections on the Tyranny of SlendernessFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 13, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061877727

ISBN - 13:9780061877728

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