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Hunger Strike

The Anorectic's Struggle as a Metaphor for Our Age

Hunger Strike( )
Author: Orbach, Susie
ISBN:978-1-85575-377-8
Publication Date:Mar 2005
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.95
Book Description:

In this classic text, originally published in 1986, Susie Orbach brilliantly examines the anorectic's struggle. Anorexia is a battle; a battle to be thin; a battle of wills, denial versus desire. It is also about control; by conquering feelings of hunger, the anorectic woman aspires to conquer her emotional feelings as well. For Orbach, the struggle goes further. In this brilliant examination of women and eating disorders, she asserts that the complex relationship between women and...
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Book Details
Pages:216
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Psychopathology / Eating Disorders
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.992 x 7.722 x 0.702 Inches
Book Weight:0.548 Pounds



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