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The Resource Women's Bodies, Women's Lives : Health, Well-Being and Body Image, edited by Baukje Miedema, Janet Stoppard, Vivienne Anderson

Women's Bodies, Women's Lives : Health, Well-Being and Body Image, edited by Baukje Miedema, Janet Stoppard, Vivienne Anderson

Label
Women's Bodies, Women's Lives : Health, Well-Being and Body Image
Title
Women's Bodies, Women's Lives
Title remainder
Health, Well-Being and Body Image
Statement of responsibility
edited by Baukje Miedema, Janet Stoppard, Vivienne Anderson
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection deepens our understandings of the ways women are controlled through their bodies. Despite the many inroads made over the past decades, femininity and womanhood continue to be constructed through cultural, political and social ideals. Women's Bodies/Women's Lives is an excellent resource for a powerful movement that can challenge and resist the dominant ideas in society influencing women's sense of self
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Miedema, Baukje
  • Stoppard, Janet
  • Anderson, Vivienne
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  • Society
  • Gender studies: women & girls
  • Women's health
Target audience
general
Label
Women's Bodies, Women's Lives : Health, Well-Being and Body Image, edited by Baukje Miedema, Janet Stoppard, Vivienne Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
<ul> Introduction - Baukje Miedema, Janet M. Stoppard and Vivienne Anderson Part I: Altered Bodies Chapter One: A Will of Its Own: Experiencing the Body in Severe Chronic Illnss - Vivienne Anderson Chapter Two: Altered Bodies/Altered Selves: Exploring Women's Accounts of Illness Experiences - Roanne Thomas-MacLean Chapter Three: Breath and Body Wisdom: Experiencing the Personal Power of Self - Barbara Lynn Cull-Wilby Chapter Four: Understanding Depression from the Standpoint of Women Who Have Been Depressed - Janet M. Stoppard, Yvette Scattolon and Deanna J. Gammell Chapter Five: Asylum or Cure? Women's Experiences of Psychiatric Hospitalization - Baukje Miedema and Janet M. Stoppard Chapter Six: ""Old Bags"" Under the Knife: Facial Cosmetic Surgery among Women - Diane Cepanec and Barbara Payne Chapter Seven: Polluted Bodies: Inuit Identity and the Arctic Food Chain - Chris Egan Chapter Eight: Witness: Testament of a Journey - Addena Sumter-Freitag Part II: Objectified Bodies Chapter Nine: Revisioning the Body/Mind from an Eastern Perspective: Comments on Experience, Embodiment and Pedagogy - Roxana Ng Chapter Ten: Shattering the Mirror: A Young Woman's Story of Weight Preoccupation - Kate Rossiter Chapter Eleven: One Mother and Daughter Approach to Resisting Wight Preoccupation - Gail Marchessault Chapter Twelve: Women, Weight and Appearance Satisfaction: An Ageless Pursuit of Thinness - Michelle N. Lafrance, Marilyn T. Zivian and Anita M. Meyers Chapter Thirteen: Contours of Everyday Life: Women's Reflections on Embodiment and Health Over Time - Pamela Wakewich Chapter Fourteen: Negotiating Sexuality: Lesbians in the Canadian Military - Lynne Gouliquer Chapter Fifteen: From Airbrushing to Liposuction: The Technological Reconstruction of the Female Body - Fabienne Darling-Wolf Chapter Sixteen: From Razor Girls to Bionic Women: Extraordinary Cyborg Women in Popular Culture - Mia Consalvo Glossary Contributors </ul>
Control code
BDZ0002836327
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781894549028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Women's Bodies, Women's Lives : Health, Well-Being and Body Image, edited by Baukje Miedema, Janet Stoppard, Vivienne Anderson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
<ul> Introduction - Baukje Miedema, Janet M. Stoppard and Vivienne Anderson Part I: Altered Bodies Chapter One: A Will of Its Own: Experiencing the Body in Severe Chronic Illnss - Vivienne Anderson Chapter Two: Altered Bodies/Altered Selves: Exploring Women's Accounts of Illness Experiences - Roanne Thomas-MacLean Chapter Three: Breath and Body Wisdom: Experiencing the Personal Power of Self - Barbara Lynn Cull-Wilby Chapter Four: Understanding Depression from the Standpoint of Women Who Have Been Depressed - Janet M. Stoppard, Yvette Scattolon and Deanna J. Gammell Chapter Five: Asylum or Cure? Women's Experiences of Psychiatric Hospitalization - Baukje Miedema and Janet M. Stoppard Chapter Six: ""Old Bags"" Under the Knife: Facial Cosmetic Surgery among Women - Diane Cepanec and Barbara Payne Chapter Seven: Polluted Bodies: Inuit Identity and the Arctic Food Chain - Chris Egan Chapter Eight: Witness: Testament of a Journey - Addena Sumter-Freitag Part II: Objectified Bodies Chapter Nine: Revisioning the Body/Mind from an Eastern Perspective: Comments on Experience, Embodiment and Pedagogy - Roxana Ng Chapter Ten: Shattering the Mirror: A Young Woman's Story of Weight Preoccupation - Kate Rossiter Chapter Eleven: One Mother and Daughter Approach to Resisting Wight Preoccupation - Gail Marchessault Chapter Twelve: Women, Weight and Appearance Satisfaction: An Ageless Pursuit of Thinness - Michelle N. Lafrance, Marilyn T. Zivian and Anita M. Meyers Chapter Thirteen: Contours of Everyday Life: Women's Reflections on Embodiment and Health Over Time - Pamela Wakewich Chapter Fourteen: Negotiating Sexuality: Lesbians in the Canadian Military - Lynne Gouliquer Chapter Fifteen: From Airbrushing to Liposuction: The Technological Reconstruction of the Female Body - Fabienne Darling-Wolf Chapter Sixteen: From Razor Girls to Bionic Women: Extraordinary Cyborg Women in Popular Culture - Mia Consalvo Glossary Contributors </ul>
Control code
BDZ0002836327
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781894549028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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