Posts Tagged ‘Bodies’

Bodies At Work

Bodies At Work ''After reading this book it will be more difficult to do the sociology of work and the sociology of the body in the absence of the other. In some quite exquisite ways it throws down a challenge which practitioners in both fields will find difficult to ignore'' – Paul Stewart, former editor […]

Bodies At Work

Bodies At Work ''After reading this book it will be more difficult to do the sociology of work and the sociology of the body in the absence of the other. In some quite exquisite ways it throws down a challenge which practitioners in both fields will find difficult to ignore'' – Paul Stewart, former editor […]

Bodies at Work

Bodies at Work ‘After reading this book it will be more difficult to “do” the sociology of work and the sociology of the body in the absence of the other. In some quite exquisite ways it throws down a challenge which practitioners in both fields will find difficult to ignore’ – Paul Stewart, former editor […]

When Women Stop Hating Their Bodies: Freeing Yourself From Food And Weight Obsession

When Women Stop Hating Their Bodies: Freeing Yourself From Food And Weight Obsession "Will empower all women to stop believing that our bodies are the problems, dieting the solution."–Harriet Lerner, Ph.D. Author of The Dance of AngerIn this revolutionary new book, bestselling authors Carol Munter and Jane Hirschmann explore the myriad reasons why women cling […]

When Women Stop Hating Their Bodies: Freeing Yourself From Food And Weight Obsession

When Women Stop Hating Their Bodies: Freeing Yourself From Food And Weight Obsession "Will empower all women to stop believing that our bodies are the problems, dieting the solution."–Harriet Lerner, Ph.D. Author of The Dance of AngerIn this revolutionary new book, bestselling authors Carol Munter and Jane Hirschmann explore the myriad reasons why women cling […]

Healthy Bodies for a Sick World…

“Physical culture is in the air just now,” reflected P. G. Wodehouse in an article for Vanity Fair published a year before the “gentleman’s gentleman” entered the literary canon. The essay described how the “average man” of post-Edwardian England “now postpones his onslaught on the boiled egg for a matter of fifteen minutes,” time devoted […]

Wreckage Of U.S. Marine Helicopter Found In Nepal; 3 Bodies Discovered Near Crash Site

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese rescuers on Friday found three bodies near the wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that disappeared earlier this week while on a relief mission in the earthquake-hit Himalayan nation, officials said. Nepal’s Defense Secretary Iswori Poudyal gave no details about the nationalities of the victims. The helicopter was carrying six […]

Stunning ‘Woman: Redefined’ Portraits Show How Breast Cancer Reshaped These Womens’ Bodies

“The photo shoot was the first time someone looked at me like a person and as not a specimen on the exam room table.” That’s what one woman photographed for the upcoming book Woman: Redefined told the project’s creators, Kristina Hunter and ML Kenneth. The pair have created a book of portraits featuring women who […]

Cecily Strong Calls Out Politicians Who Try To Tell Women How To Use Their Bodies

“Saturday Night Live” cast member Cecily Strong addressed recent legislation aimed at women’s rights and abortion on both the federal and state levels during her remarks at the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner. As she started her speech, Strong said she didn’t plan on using her remarks to tell politicians what to do. “I’m not […]

How Facebook Stalking Leads Women To Objectify Their Own Bodies

Facebook stalking is real, people, and it has real effects on your body image. A new study has found that Facebook usage is positively correlated with a tendency to compare appearances with peers and engage in self-objectification (viewing your body as an object to be gazed upon). Both of these outcomes can lead to body […]

Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book About Bodies, Feelings, and You

Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book About Bodies, Feelings, and You A comic book for kids that includes children and families of all makeups, orientations, and gender identies, Sex Is a Funny Word is an essential resource about bodies, gender, and sexuality for children ages 8 to 10 as well as their parents and […]

Man Loses 270 Pounds, Strips Down To Reveal Excess Skin: ‘It’s Important To Love The Bodies We’re In’

In an emotional video posted online this week, a 22-year-old Brooklyn man revealed his body to the world for the first time — and received an outpour of support from around the web. “I lost 270 pounds in the last six years,” Matt Diaz said in the clip. “When I was 16 years old, I […]

Exercise May Tone Up Women’s Bodies and Minds

Regular physical activity appears to boost oxygen supply to the brain, study says healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the […]

Our Bodies Wear Out

As a hospice nurse I often have very difficult conversations with people. I come in to their homes and say things like “our bodies wear out” and “bodies are temporary.” I speak slowly — intuitively trying to gauge the individual or families’ ability to handle and absorb what I am saying. My goal is not […]

Drugs into Bodies

Drugs into Bodies Focusing on the US-based organisation Health GAP, this book chronicles the birth and expansion of the global AIDS treatment activist movement. It tells the story of how AIDS treatment activists have defied the dictates of globalisation, altered government policies, secured funding for treatment, and brought hope to millions of people with HIV. […]

Foreign Bodies and the Body Politic

Foreign Bodies and the Body Politic Jonathan Gil Harris examines the origins of modern discourses of social pathology in Elizabethan and Jacobean medical and political writing. Plays, pamphlets and political treatises of this period display an increasingly xenophobic tendency to attribute England’s ills to ‘foreign bodies’ such as Jews, Catholics, and witches, as well as […]

Recovering Bodies

Recovering Bodies This text focuses on the writing by and about people with illness or disability – and in particular HIV/AIDS, breast cancer, deafness and paralysis – challenging the stigmas attached to their conditions by telling their lives in their own ways and on their own terms. Discussing memoirs, diaries, collaborative narratives, photo documentaries, essays […]

Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book by and for Women (Touchstone Books)

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The New Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Health Book for and by Women (Penguin Health Care & Fitness) Reviews

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The New Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book By and For Women — 25th Anniversary Edition with a New Preface By Byllye Avery, Helen Rodriguez-Trias, Gloria Steinem Reviews

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Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

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Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause Reviews

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Our Bodies, Ourselves: A New Edition for a New Era

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Our Bodies, Ourselves and the Work of Writing

Our Bodies, Ourselves and the Work of Writing Our Bodies, Ourselves, first published by a mainstream press in 1973, is now in its eighth major edition. It has been translated into twenty-nine languages, has generated a number of related projects, and, with over four million copies sold, is as popular as ever. This study tells […]

Our Bodies, Ourselves and the Work of Writing

Our Bodies, Ourselves and the Work of Writing Our Bodies, Ourselves, first published by a mainstream press in 1973, is now in its eighth major edition. It has been translated into twenty-nine languages, has generated a number of related projects, and, with over four million copies sold, is as popular as ever. This study tells […]

Feminism and Health, Including: Sex-Selective Abortion, Ecofeminism, Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, March for Women’s Lives, Women’s Health, Feminists for Life, Natalism, Pro-Life Feminism, Our Bodies, Ourselves, Womb and Vagina Envy, Gendercide

Feminism and Health, Including: Sex-Selective Abortion, Ecofeminism, Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, March for Women’s Lives, Women’s Health, Feminists for Life, Natalism, Pro-Life Feminism, Our Bodies, Ourselves, Womb and Vagina Envy, Gendercide New – Hephaestus Books represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative books. To date, […]

Our Bodies, Ourselves 40

Our Bodies, Ourselves 40 The gold standard for women’s health books, in time for the fortieth anniversary of the book’s first publication–featuring new material and a completely updated approach to critical women’s health issues. The name "Our Bodies, Ourselves" has become synonymous with women’s health–and protecting it. This updated edition contains vital new information on […]

Hayes Building Better Bodies Book 2 Grades 5-8 Education Manual – Printed Book

Hayes Building Better Bodies Book 2 Grades 5-8 Education Manual – Printed Book A two-book workbook series for the elementary school grades that helps students know about their bodies so they can take charge of their own health. The books are totally up to date, including the new Food Guide Pyramid (which replaces the Basic […]

Hayes School Publishing BR710 Building Better Bodies Book 1 Grades 2-4- 48 page 8.5 X 11 Workbook

Hayes School Publishing BR710 Building Better Bodies Book 1 Grades 2-4- 48 page 8.5 X 11 Workbook A two-book workbook series for the elementary school grades that helps students know about their bodies so they can take charge of their own health. The books are totally up to date including the new Food Guide Pyramid […]

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause Reviews

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Hayes School Publishing BR710 Building Better Bodies Book 1 Grades 2-4- 48 page 8.5 X 11 Workbook

Hayes School Publishing BR710 Building Better Bodies Book 1 Grades 2-4- 48 page 8.5 X 11 Workbook A two-book workbook series for the elementary school grades that helps students know about their bodies so they can take charge of their own health. The books are totally up to date, including the new Food Guide Pyramid […]

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

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