Learning to be healthy, dying to be thin: The representation of weight via body perfection codes in schools

Rich, Emma and Evans, John (2008). Learning to be healthy, dying to be thin: The representation of weight via body perfection codes in schools. In Sarah Riley, Maree Burns, Hannah Frith, Sally Wiggins and Pirkko Markula (Ed.), Critical bodies: Representations, identities and practices of weight and body management (pp. 60-77) Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan.

Author Rich, Emma
Evans, John
Title of chapter Learning to be healthy, dying to be thin: The representation of weight via body perfection codes in schools
Title of book Critical bodies: Representations, identities and practices of weight and body management
Place of Publication Basingstoke, U.K.
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Year 2008
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
ISBN 9780230517738
Editor Sarah Riley
Maree Burns
Hannah Frith
Sally Wiggins
Pirkko Markula
Chapter number 3
Start page 60
End page 77
Total pages 18
Total chapters 9
Language eng
Subjects 1117 Public Health and Health Services
Keyword Weight representation
Schools
Body perfection codes
Q-Index Code B1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code

 
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