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Author Wykes, Maggie, 1951-

Title The media and body image : if looks could kill / Maggie Wykes and Barrie Gunter.

Imprint London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    302.23 WYK    Available
Description iv, 252 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [222]-246) and index.
Contents 1. Could looks kill? -- pt. I. Media representations. 2. Dying to be thin -- 3. Body matters -- 4. Print : selling sex and slenderness -- 5. Starring roles : screening images -- pt. II. From media representations to audience impact. 6. From representation to effects -- 7. Media exposure and body image ideals -- 8. Media causation and body image perceptions -- 9. The media and clinical problems with body image -- 10. Conclusion : Body messages and body meanings.
Subject Mass media and culture.
Body image.
Mass media -- Psychological aspects.
Mass media -- Influence.
Added Author Gunter, Barrie.
ISBN 0761942483 (pbk.)
0761942475 (hbk.)

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