Corpus ID: 31461511

New Zealand Female Body Image: What Roles do Ethnicity and Body Mass Play?

  title={New Zealand Female Body Image: What Roles do Ethnicity and Body Mass Play?},
  author={R. Talwar and J. Carter and D. Gleaves},
  journal={New Zealand Journal of Psychology},
  • R. Talwar, J. Carter, D. Gleaves
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • New Zealand Journal of Psychology
  • Body dissatisfaction is a highly prevalent experience among women across the world; however, there is minimal research relating to this topic for the different ethnic groups in New Zealand. In this study, 45 New Zealand female university students who identified either as Tangata Whenua (1) Maori or New Zealand European completed questionnaires measuring body dissatisfaction and ethnic identity. Although there were many similarities between the groups, there were also interesting differences… CONTINUE READING
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