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Author Fox-Kales, Emily, 1944-

Title Body shots : Hollywood and the culture of eating disorders / Emily Fox-Kales
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 195 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : screen bodies and eating disorders -- Body identifications : the movie screen and the mirror -- Celebrity bodies -- Body mastery and the ideology of fitness -- Body transformation : ugly ducklings, swans and movie makeovers -- Body stigmatization : fat suits and big mamas -- Teen bodies : valley girls and middle-school vamps -- Alternative visions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Body image in motion pictures.
Human body in motion pictures.
Motion pictures and women.
Motion pictures -- Influence.
Women in motion pictures.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010031821
ISBN 1441692339 (electronic bk.)
9781441692337 (electronic bk.)
9781438435305 (electronic bk.)