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Young Women and the Body

A Feminist Sociology

Young Women and the Body by Liz Frost
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Young Women and the Body sets out to examine why the current generation of young women seem to be deeply unhappy with their own bodies. Dieting and disguising are commonplace, and inflicting serious harm by no means rare in fourteen to eighteen year olds. Despite prophesies to the contrary boys and adults are suffering far less. Drawing on feminist social constructionist perspectives the book seeks to examine this epidemic of body-hatred.
Palgrave Macmillan; March 2001
225 pages; ISBN 9780333985410
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Title: Young Women and the Body
Author: Liz Frost
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