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Feminist Perspectives on Eating Disorders

Edited by Patricia Fallon, Melanie A. Katzman, and Susan C. Wooley

Paperback
Paperback
October 1, 1996
ISBN 9781572301825
Price: $51.00
465 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
Copyright Date: 1994
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Introduction, S.C. Wooley, Fallon, and Katzman

I. A GENDERED DISORDER: LESSONS FROM HISTORY

1. Too "Close to the Bone": The Historical Context for Women's Obsession with Slenderness, Seid

2. ...And Man Created "Woman": Representations of Women's Bodies in Western Culture, O.W. Wooley

3. "I'll Die for the Revolution But Don't Ask Me Not to Diet": Feminism and the Continuing Stigmatization of Obesity, Rothblum

4. Faces of Female Discontent: Depression, Disordered Eating, and Changing Gender Roles, Perlick and Silverstein

5. Hunger, Wolf

II. A PLACE FOR THE FEMALE BODY

6. Four Generations of Women: Our Bodies and Lives, Brigman

7. When Reproductive and Productive Worlds Meet: Collision or Growth?, Katzman

8. Imagining Ourselves Whole: A Feminist Approach to Treating Body Image Disorders, Hutchinson

III. TREATMENT ISSUES: A FEMINIST REANALYSIS

9. Sexual Abuse and Eating Disorders: The Concealed Debate, S.C. Wooley

10. Alternatives in Obesity Treatment: Focusing on Health for Fat Women, Burgard and Lyons

11. A Collaborative Approach to the Use of Medication, Raymond, Mitchell, Fallon, and Katzman

12. Feminist Inpatient Treatment for Eating Disorders: An Oxymoron?, Sesan

13. Mothers, Daughters, and Eating Disorders: Honoring the Mother-Daughter Relationship, Rabinor

14. "Hi, I'm Jane: I'm a Compulsive Overeater," van Wormer

IV. RECONSTRUCTING THE FEMALE TEXT

15. Conflicts of Body and Image: Female Adolescents, Desire, and the No-Body Body, Tolman and Debold

16. The Female Therapist as Outlaw, S.C. Wooley

17. The Journey of Recovery: Dimensions of Change, Peters and Fallon

18. Food, Bodies, and Growing Up Female: Childhood Lessons about Culture, Race, and Class, Thompson

V. POSSIBILITY

19. The Politics of Prevention, Steiner-Adair

20. Still Killing Us Softly: Advertising and the Obsession with Thinness, Kilbourne

21. Toward a New Model for the Prevention of Eating Disorders, Shisslak and Crago

22. A Feminist Agenda for Psychological Research on Eating Disorders, Striegel-Moore.