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The Body-Image Meaning-Transfer Model

An Investigation of the Sociocultural Impact on Individuals' Body-Image

The Body-Image Meaning-Transfer Model( )
Author: Jobsky, Anke
ISBN:978-3-95489-120-7
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Anchor Academic Publishing. ein Imprint der Diplomica Verlag GmbH
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $79.99
Book Description:

This book deals with the impact of the sociocultural environment on body-image in Western consumer culture. Based on McCracken's (1986) meaning-transfer model, the author has created a body-image meaning-transfer (BIMT) model. It suggests how cultural discourse and interactions can shape individual consumers' understanding of socially 'good' and 'bad' bodies. It emphasizes the notable impact of mainstream advertising, media, and celebrity culture that commonly promote a...
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Pages:112
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Personality
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 8.58 x 0.105 Inches
Book Weight:0.416 Pounds

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