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Author Saukko, Paula.

Title The anorexic self : a personal, political analysis of a diagnostic discourse / Paula Saukko.

Publication Info. Albany : State University of New York Press, [2008]


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 134 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-128) and index.
Contents Introduction: interrogating the anorexic self -- Rereading the stories that became me: an autoethnography -- Fat boys and goody girls: Hilde Bruch's work on eating disorders and the American ideal of freedom -- From autonomy to flexibility: news discourses on Karen Carpenter and Princess Diana -- Voices and discourses: layering interviews on eating disorders -- From time-based diagnosis to space-based critical reflection.
Note Print version record.
Subject Anorexia nervosa -- Social aspects.
Feminist theory.
Discourse analysis.
SELF-HELP -- Depression.
Anorexia nervosa -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00809959
Discourse analysis. (OCoLC)fst00894932
Feminist theory. (OCoLC)fst00922816
Other Form: Print version: Saukko, Paula. Anorexic self. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2008 9780791474617 0791474615 (DLC) 2007032236 (OCoLC)163625282
ISBN 9781435658639 (electronic bk.)
1435658639 (electronic bk.)
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