The embodiment of disobedience : fat black women's unruly political bodies
The Embodiment of Disobedience explores the ways in which the African Diaspora has rejected the West's efforts to impose imperatives of slenderness and mass market fat-anxiety.
Print Book, English, ©2006
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., Lanham, MD, ©2006
x, 151 pages
9780739114865, 9780739114872, 0739114867, 0739114875
Chapter 1 Introduction: Fatness and Blackness: A Compelling Coincidence of Erasure Chapter 2 Reshaping Identity Chapter 3 The Anatomy of Sexual Unruliness Chapter 4 Bodily Abundance Chapter 5 Spectacles of Size: The Performing Bodies of Fat Black Women Chapter 6 Consumption and Control: The "Epidemic" of Fatness