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Author Orbach, Susie, 1946-

Title Bodies / Susie Orbach.

Imprint New York : Picador, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    362.1968 ORB    Available
Edition 1st Picador ed.
Description viii, 216 p. ; 18 cm.
Series Big ideas/small books
Big ideas/small books.
Note "Originally published in Great Britain by Profile Books."--T.p. verso.
"A Picador paperback original." -- Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-203) and index.
Contents Bodies in our time -- Shaping the body -- Speaking bodies -- Bodies real and not so real -- And so to sex -- What are bodies for?
Summary Orbach diagnoses the crisis in our relationship to our bodies, and points the way toward a process of healing.
Subject Body dysmorphic disorder.
Body image.
Human body in mass media.
ISBN 9780312427207 (pbk.)
0312427204 (pbk.)

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