The Resource The Ministry of Thin: : How the Pursuit of Perfection Got Out of Control, (ebook)

The Ministry of Thin: : How the Pursuit of Perfection Got Out of Control, (ebook)

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The Ministry of Thin: : How the Pursuit of Perfection Got Out of Control
Title
The Ministry of Thin:
Title remainder
How the Pursuit of Perfection Got Out of Control
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Language
eng
Summary
We're obsessed with weight, we dislike our bodies, we worry about the food we eat, we feel guilty, we diet. Too many of us are locked into a war with our own bodies which we'll never win, and which will never make us happy. The Ministry of Thin takes a controversial, unflinching look at how the modern, international obsession with weight loss, youth, beauty, and perfection has spun out of control. Emma Woolf, author of An Apple a Day, explores how we might all be able to stop hating and start liking our own bodies again. She rallies against the industries of food, health, exercise, beauty, sex, and surgery that seek to create a world that verges on the Orwellian -with the victims of this onslaught trapped and dominated by the societal pressures to conform. And she dares to ask: if losing weight is the answer, what is the question?
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Midwest
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Woolf, Emma
Dewey number
  • 613.2/5
  • 613.25
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Weight loss
  • Body image
  • Mass media
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The Ministry of Thin: : How the Pursuit of Perfection Got Out of Control, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781619023970
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11795201
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remote
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11795201
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MWT11795201
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Ministry of Thin: : How the Pursuit of Perfection Got Out of Control, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781619023970
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11795201
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11795201
System control number
MWT11795201
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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