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By Susan Bordo

"Unbearable Weight is exceptional. From an immensely an expert feminist standpoint, in attractive, jargonless (!) prose, Bordo analyzes an entire diversity of concerns attached to the body—weight and weight reduction, workout, media photos, video clips, ads, anorexia and bulimia, and lots more and plenty more—in a manner that is sensible of our present social landscape—finally! this can be a nice booklet for a person who wonders why women's magazines are continually describing scrumptious meals as 'sinful' and why there's a cake known as dying through Chocolate. enjoyed it!"—Katha Pollitt, kingdom columnist and writer of Subject to discuss: experience and Dissents on girls, Politics, and Culture (2001)

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