Monday, June 15, 2009

Reflection without the mirror

I just thought I'd share the book/online resource list that Rosa, the body image charity, published today on their facebook page


Sarah Grogan
Body Image: Understanding Body Dissatisfaction in Men, Women and Children [2nd edition] (2008)

Susan Bordo
Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture and the Body (1993)

Susie Orbach
Fat Is A Feminist Issue (1978)

Susie Orbach
Bodies (2009)

Sandra-Lee Bartky
Foucault, Femininity and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power (1988) [taken from I. Diamond & L. Quinby, Feminism and Foucault: Reflections on Resistance]

Naomi Wolf
The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women (1991)

Caroline Knapp
Appetites: Why Women Want (2003)

Margo Maine & Joe Kelly
The Body Myth: Adult Women and the Pressure to be Perfect (2005)



Pink Stinks

The Illusionists

About Face

You can add to the list here, in the comments, or back over with Rosa on facebook.


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