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Type: Thesis
Title: Becoming and unbecoming: abject relations in anorexia / Megan Warin.
Other Titles: Abject relations in anorexia
Author: Warin, Megan Jane
Issue Date: 2002
School/Discipline: Dept. of Anthropology and Social Inquiry
Abstract: Concerned with a group of people's everyday experiences of anorexia. The fieldwork on which the thesis is based was conducted in multiple sites (Vancouver, Edinburgh, and Adelaide) over 15 months (August 1998-October 1999) and deals with 44 women and 3 men ranging in ages from 14-55. Primarily concerned with the processes that propelled them towards and away from this phenomenon: the desires, connections, disconnections, practice, contested performances and struggles of becoming and unbecoming 'anorexic'.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Adelaide, Dept. of Anthropology and Social Inquiry, 2002
Subject: Anorexia nervosa Social aspects Case studies
Anorexia nervosa Etiology.
Eating disorders in women
Eating disorders in men
Description: Includes bibliographical references (leaves [287]-309).
vii, 309 leaves : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
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