Women , Body and Eating : A Social Representational Study in British and Tobagonian Cultural Contexts

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In this thesis I explore women's engagement with body, weight and eating from a socio-cultural perspective. I discuss the limitations of current research on body dissatisfaction and propose that women's negative appraisal of their body needs to be understood as an active engagement with their social context. Research that focuses on the interaction of… (More)

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