The Obsession: Reflections On The Tyranny Of Slenderness

April 13, 1994|
The Obsession: Reflections On The Tyranny Of Slenderness by Kim Chernin
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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.

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 d...
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Title:The Obsession: Reflections On The Tyranny Of Slenderness
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.5 in
Published:April 13, 1994
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060925055

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