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TitleThe weight of images : Affect,body image and fat in the media
Author by Katariina Kyrölä
ImprintFarnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2014]
Descript ix, 242 pages ; 24 cm


Introduction : the weight of looks -- Threatening information : politics of fear in the news -- Inciting transformation : dieting away disgust and shame -- Disturbing incongruity : laughter as corporeal training -- Intruding explosions : stretching bodies and death -- Affirming positivity : desire and fat acceptance -- Expanding body images : conclusion

Body image disturbance Body image -- Psychological aspects Human body in mass media Mass media in health education

Arts LibraryRC569.5.B65 K99W 2019CHECK SHELVES

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