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Fat Shame
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A historical examination of the social culture of body image

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Acknowledgments 1 Considering Fat Shame 2 Fat, Modernity, and the Problem of Excess 3 Fat and the Un-Civilized Body 4 Feminism, Citizenship, and Fat Stigma 5 Narrating Fat Shame 6 Refusing to Apologize Conclusion: "The horror! The horror!" Notes Bibliography Index About the Author

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Amy Farrell is Professor of American Studies and Women's and Gender Studies at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. She is also the author of Yours in Sisterhood: Ms. Magazine and the Promise of Popular Feminism. She lives in Carlisle with her husband and two children.

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" Farrell's explorations of fat primitivism in mainstream and feminist cultures are invaluable to understanding the contemporary stigmatization of fat that has become nearly ubiquitous in America today...with its lucid and rigorous account of the development and circulation of fat stigma in historical and current contexts, Fat Shame is indeed a soon-to-be-classic text in the field of Fat Studies." Teachers College Record "In this groundbreaking and fascinating text, Farrell repositions the fat body within a political framework, one that explores how power is exercised over bodies and how stigma and shame regulates and controls which citizens are granted access to full citizenship. Drawing from the work of cultural theorists such as Susan Bordo, Farrell eloquently articulates the political operations mitigating a woman's relationship to her body, and repositions the fat body as a site of subversion." Women's Post

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