In women and dieting culture sociologist kandi stinson asks how these values are transmitted and how the women who join such organizations actually think about their bodies and weight loss as part of her research stinson fully participated in a national commercial weight loss organization as a paying member. An in depth look at the modern dieting culture this book examines dieting in the light of its similarities to religion in regards to the concepts of self transformation or salvation and the use of terms such as guilt temptation sin etc. Commercial weight loss organizations have come under attack from feminist scholars for perpetuating the very social values that cause women to obsess about their weight inwomen and dieting culture sociologist kandi stinson asks how these values are transmitted and how the women who join such organizations actually think about their bodies and . Women and dieting culture inside a commercial weight loss group review article in social forces 821429 430 january 2003 with 14 reads doi 101353 sof20030090. Coupon rent women and dieting culture inside a commercial weight loss group 1st edition 9780813529493 and save up to 80 on textbook rentals and 90 on used textbooks get free 7 day instant etextbook access
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