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Bodies

Bodies( )
Author: Orbach, Susie
Series title:Big Ideas Ser.
ISBN:978-1-84668-029-8
Publication Date:Feb 2010
Publisher:Profile Books Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $22.99
Book Description:

In the past decades, the pressure to perfect and design our bodies has been unprecedented. Men are encouraged to surgically pump up their pecs, breast enhancement is a sweet sixteen birthday present in the suburbs of America, and eating problems - from bulimia to obesity - are growing daily, affecting children as young as six. In China, women are having their legs broken and extended by 5cms. In Iran, behind the Hijab there are 35,000 cosmetic nose reconstructions a year. The body is...
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Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Personality
Philosophy / Aesthetics
Psychology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.8 x 1.3 cm
Book Weight:0.167 Kilograms



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