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Amazing book. I could never writes notes from it as her words are so much better. Most lucid and invigorating account of what it means to be in a body that you are taught to hate... Read morePublished 18 months ago by GlenJan
I've never taken classes in feminism and this author has a really interesting take on body image and culture/media. I know this is a classic and I can see why. Very eye opening.Published on September 10, 2013 by Robin Brack
VERY dull reading. I can not think of seventeen more words to say about this dull book. It was not worth the money.Published on January 11, 2013 by Pat Hartwell
An interesting read for those interested in gender and the body. I'm glad I read it but it is not in my core area of interests so not a particularly memorable read.Published on December 19, 2012 by Jason Crockett
This is my absolute favorite book on weight. It really opens your eyes and is so worth the read. I want to give it to everyone I know! Read morePublished on January 28, 2012 by shopaholic_online
It is the current gender roles that contribute to women being rape out of entertainment and control, domestic violence and pressure in media for women be submissive housewives, or... Read morePublished on January 7, 2012 by Truth sayer
I would say that this book is written from an academic perspective. I could see it being read in an Intro. to Femnist Theory course. That being said I did like this book. Read morePublished on April 25, 2008 by Flannery