The Fat Lady Sings: A Psychological Exploration of the Cultural Fat Complex and its Effects, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Fat Lady Sings

A Psychological Exploration of the Cultural Fat Complex and its Effects, 1st Edition

By Cheryl Fuller

Routledge

214 pages

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Table of Contents

Introduction The silent woman -- Life in the panopticon -- The war on obesity: a cultural complex at work -- When a body meets a body: fat enters the consulting room -- Dancing with Marion Woodman: searching for meaning -- Woodman, my mother, and me -- Woodman and anger, food, eating, and control -- A last look at Woodman -- Memory, shame, and the fat body—pulling it all together -- My body, my self: toward a theory of fat and trauma -- Back to the consulting room: blind spots and remedies -- Coming out as fat

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health