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The Obsession : Reflections on the Tyranny of Slenderness
The Obsession Reflections on the Tyranny of Slenderness
Author: Kim Chernin
The Obsession is a deeply committed and beautifully written analysis of our society's increasing demand that women be thin. It offers a careful, thought provoking discussion of the reasons men have encouraged this obsession and women have embraced it. It is a book about women's efforts to become thin rather than to accept the natu...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060909673
ISBN-10: 0060909676
Publication Date: 9/1982
Pages: 206
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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Book Type: Paperback
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Classic on the obsession with thinness in our society.
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A deeply committed and beautifully written analysis of our society's increasing demand that women be thin.
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