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- DescriptionThe recovered possess the key to overcoming anorexia. Although individual sufferers do not know how the affliction takes hold, piecing their stories together reveals two accidental afflictions. One is that activity disorders - dieting, exercising, healthy eating - start as virtuous practices, but become addictive obsessions.
- Author BiographyRichard A. O'Connor is Biehl Professor of International Studies and Anthropology at The University of the South. He has held postdoctoral awards nationally (Fulbright, SSRC-ACLS, NEH) and abroad (Kyoto University and Institute of Southeast Asian Studies). Penny Van Esterik is a retired Professor of Anthropology from York University where she taught nutritional anthropology, advocacy anthropology and feminist theory. Past books include Beyond the Breast-Bottle Controversy, Materializing Thailand, and Food and Culture: A Reader (edited with Carole Counihan).
- Author(s)Penny van Esterik,Richard A. O' Connor
- PublisherBerghahn Books
- Date of Publication30/03/2015
- GenreClinical Medicine: Professional
- Series TitleFood, Nutrition, and Culture
- Series Part/Volume Number4
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBerghahn Books
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