FEEDING DESIRE REBECCA POPENOE PDF

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Dans ce livre, l’anthropologue Rebecca Popenoe interroge l’embonpoint comme idéal de beauté féminine chez les semi-nomades arabophones de l’Azawagh. Feeding Desire and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. . Among a Saharan People by Rebecca Popenoe Paperback CDN$ Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Dec 1, , Brad L. Weiss and others published Feeding Desire: Fatness and Beauty in the Sahara Rebecca.

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Publication date ISBN pbk. See and discover other items: Physical description xv, p. With the mainstream media, so many cultures have the thin ideal.

Routledge- Social Science – pages. Live and Die Like a Man. Based on fieldwork in an Arab village in Niger, Feeding Desire analyses the meanings of women’s fatness as constituted by desire, kinship, concepts of health, Islam, and the crucial social need to manage sexuality.

Dr Kaya Davies Hayon. It’s interesting to read about one that still has a pyramid as the perfect feminine shape, and its still heart wrenching to read about little girls being force fed and pinched or hit to make them eat their porridge. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Languages of Dress in the Middle East. Imprint London ; New York: Women and Community in Oman. Feeding Desire While in the West it is said that women can never be too thin, semi-nomadic Arabs in Niger cherish a feminine ideal of extreme fatness.

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The review must be at least 50 characters long. It really enjoyed it! This is probably the best study we have of a society where young women are still secluded and fed in order to ‘fatten them up’ for marriage. Item s unavailable for purchase.

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Please try again later. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Female Homosexuality in the Middle East. The Psychology of the Arab. Showing of 3 reviews. References to this book Amazigh Arts in Morocco: Professor Maggie Cummings class. While the Western world adheres to a beauty ideal that says women can never be too thin, the semi-nomadic Moors of the Sahara desert have for centuries cherished a feminine ideal of extreme fatness.

By demonstrating how a particular beauty ideal can only be understood within wider social structures and cultural logics, the book also implicitly provides a new way of thinking about the ideal of slimness in late Western capitalism. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco. I had to read this for a class a surefire way to douse interest in a book but it was still really interesting. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Buy the selected items together This item: Nielsen Book Data Publisher’s Summary While the Western world adheres to a beauty ideal that says women can never be too thin, the semi-nomadic Moors of the Sahara desert have for centuries cherished a feminine ideal of extreme fatness. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. From the time of the loss of their first milk teeth, girls are directed to eat huge bowls of milk and porridge in one of the world’s few examples of active female fattening.