Over Dinner: Feminism and Adolescent Female Bodies
by Michelle Fine & Pat MacPherson - 1993
We found that women of all ages, according to this literature, are allegedly scripted to be "good women," and that they have, in compliance, smothered their passions, appetites, and outrage. When sexually harassed, they tell "his stories." To please the lingering internalized "him," they suffer in body image and indulge in eating disorders, s And to satisfy social demands for "attractiveness," women with and without disabilities transform and mutilate their bodies.
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