• Title : The Forbidden Body

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  • ISBN: 0044408714

  • Format Type: Paperback

  • Number of Pages: 364 pages


The Forbidden Body Description

Being fat is not a sin, but, argues Shelley Bovey, most overweight women are made to feel otherwise.Shelley Bovey exposes the damaging nature of fat discrimination in all its forms, and reveals that this is a greater threat to a woman s physical and mental health than any of the medical risks associated with being fat She puts tough questions to top surgeons, dieticians and others with a vested interest in women who wanted to be thinner and she talks to doctors who confess that prejudice rather than scientific fact prompts them to condemn fat women as unhealthy..



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thumbnail Title: The Forbidden Body
Author:Shelley Bovey
ISBN :0044408714
ranting: 2.5
Reviewer: 474 Reviews
Description: Being fat is not a sin, but, argues Shelley Bovey, most overweight women are made to feel otherwise.Shelley Bovey exposes the damaging nature of fat discrimination in all its forms, and reveals that t

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