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Critical bodies: discourses of health, gender and consumption

Riley, S. and Frith, H. and Wiggins, S. and Markula, P. and Burns, M. (2007) Critical bodies: discourses of health, gender and consumption. In: Critical Bodies: Representations, identities and practices of weight and body management. Palgrave McMillan, pp. 193-203.

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Abstract

This chapter focuses on the examination of everyday talk around food, eating, gender and weight, and the way in which these issues are bound up with identities and accountability.