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Perfect girls, starving daughters : the frightening new normalcy of hating your body

Author: Courtney E Martin
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Berkley trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Examines how eating disorders and food and body issues affect young women, revealing the societal and cultural factors that have led to a rise in eating disorders, and arguing that spiritual hunger is at the core of the obsessive quest for perfection.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Courtney E Martin
ISBN: 9780425223369 0425223361
OCLC Number: 856016497
Target Audience: Adult
Description: xiv, 382 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Courtney E. Martin.

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Examines how eating disorders and food and body issues affect young women, revealing the societal and cultural factors that have led to a rise in eating disorders, and arguing that spiritual hunger is at the core of the obsessive quest for perfection.

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