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By Susan Bordo

"Unbearable Weight is impressive. From an immensely an expert feminist point of view, in attractive, jargonless (!) prose, Bordo analyzes a complete variety of matters hooked up to the body—weight and weight reduction, workout, media pictures, video clips, ads, anorexia and bulimia, and lots more and plenty more—in a manner that is smart of our present social landscape—finally! this can be a nice ebook for somebody who wonders why women's magazines are continuously describing scrumptious meals as 'sinful' and why there's a cake referred to as demise by way of Chocolate. enjoyed it!"—Katha Pollitt, country columnist and writer of Subject to discuss: feel and Dissents on ladies, Politics, and Culture (2001)

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