Body Outlaws Rewriting the Rules of Beauty and Body Image

ISBN-10: 1580051081
ISBN-13: 9781580051088
Edition: 2nd 2003 (Expanded)
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Seal Press
Publication date: 1/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Ken Kalfus is an American writer who has lived in Paris, Dublin, Belgrade, and most recently, Moscow. His first book, Thirst (also available from WSP), was one of the most celebrated story collections in recent years, meriting inclusion in the best-of-the-year lists of the New York Times, Salon, the Village Voice, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Nawal El Saadawi is a renowned Egyptian writer, novelist and activist. She has published over 40 books, which have been translated into over 30 languages.

Foreword
Introduction
My brown face
Klaus barbie, and other dolls i'd like to see
The butt: Its politics, its profanity, its power
The skinny on small
Becoming la mujer
Destination 120
Memoirs of a (sorta) ex-shaver
My jewish nose
To apu, with love
Fishnets, feather boas and fat
The chosen people
Food for our souls
Strip!
Lucy, i'm home
The art of the ponytail
Beauty secrets
Mirror, mirror on the wall
Intimate enemies
Appraising god's property
Dancing toward redemption
Conquering the fear of a fat body: The journey toward myself
Breaking the model
Body image: Third wave feminism's issue?
All-american girls: Jock chic, body image and sports
Marked for life: Tattoos and the redefinition of self
At home in my body: An asian-american athlete searches for self
Inner visions
Sizing myself up: Tales of a plus-size model
Not of reality
Brand New Essays
Size queen: A gay guy on girth
To live and diet in l.a.: A vegan tour of lipo-land
Veiled intentions: Don't judge a muslim girl by her covering
Parisian peel
Shrink rap: What i learned as an eating disorders therapist
Cro-magnon karma: one dude and his body image issues
The elephant and the ice cream: Emotions, politics and food
Over the knife (or why i'll never be carnie wilson)
Padding it: Why i don't need a plus-size maxi pad
Curriculum
Body image mad libs: Uncover your fairy tale
Write your own autobiography: Changing the body story in your head
Quiz: How well do you know the media?
A guide to bodylovin' organizations
Bodylovin' bookshelf
About the contributors

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