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Critical Bodies: Representations, Practices and Identities by Sarah Riley, Maree Burns, Hannah Frith, Sally Wiggins,

By Sarah Riley, Maree Burns, Hannah Frith, Sally Wiggins, Pirkko Markula

This booklet showcases a variety of present paintings and debates on weight and physique administration practices which are being made from the colourful enviornment of serious and postmodern ways within the social sciences. Weight concerns became critical to Western understandings of wellbeing and fitness and identification, yet analyses of weight and physique administration have usually didn't contextualise weight similar matters. This well timed publication addresses this hole by way of analyzing 3 key parts, specifically, illustration, identities, and perform, to discover and interrogate how physique and weight administration, subjectivities, stories, and practices are constituted inside and via the normative discourses of up to date western tradition.

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