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The Routledge International Handbook of Fat Studies

Cat Pause (Redaktør) ; Sonya Renee Taylor (Redaktør)

The Routledge International Handbook of Fat Studies brings together a diverse body of work from around the globe and across a wide range of Fat Studies topics and perspectives. The first major collection of its kind, it explores the epistemology, ontology, and methodology of fatness, with attention to issues such as gender and sexuality, disability and embodiment, health, race, media, discrimination, and pedagogy. Les mer
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The Routledge International Handbook of Fat Studies brings together a diverse body of work from around the globe and across a wide range of Fat Studies topics and perspectives. The first major collection of its kind, it explores the epistemology, ontology, and methodology of fatness, with attention to issues such as gender and sexuality, disability and embodiment, health, race, media, discrimination, and pedagogy. Presenting work from both scholarly writers and activists, this volume reflects a range of critical perspectives vital to the expansion of Fat Studies and thus constitutes an essential resource for researchers in the field.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Fattening up scholarship


Cat Pause and Sonya Renee Taylor


PART 1: Defining fat


2. "Am I fat?"


Darci L. Thoune


3. Quantifying or contributing to antifat attitudes?


Patricia Cain, Ngaire Donaghue, and Graeme Ditchburn


4. Language, fat and causation


Kimberly Dark


5. My life is intersectional, so my coaching has to be: Here is why this is a good thing


Tiana A. Dodson


PART 2: Theorizing fatness


6. Feminism and fat


Amy Erdman Farrell


7. Big, fat, Greek modernities: On fatness, Western imperatives and modern Greek culture


Sofia Apostolidou


8. Does that mean my body must always be a source of pain? Sexual violence, trauma and agency in Argentinian fat activist spaces


Laura Contrera


9. Fatness and consequences of neoliberalism


Hannele Harjunen


10. Fat and trans: Towards a new theorization of gender in Fat Studies


Francis Ray White


11. Fatness and disability: Law, identity, co-constructions, and future directions


April Herndon


PART 3: Fat in the institution


12. Fat in the media


Katariina Kyroela


13. Being fat in a thin world: The politics of fashion


Amena Azeez


14. Fattening education: An invitation to the nascent field of fat pedagogy


Erin Cameron and Constance Russell


15. Fatness, discrimination and law: An international perspective


Stephanie von Liebenstein


16. Pregnancy, parenting and the challenge of fatness


May Friedman


17. Fat Studies and public health


Natalie Ingraham


PART 4: Living fat


18. Reclaiming voices from stigma: Fat autoethnography as a consciously political act


Jenny Lee and Emily McAvan


19. Save the whales: An examination of the relationship between academics/professionals and fat activists


Kath Read


20. Fat hatred and body respect: The curious case of Iceland


Tara Margret Vilhjalmsdottir


21. Desirability as access: Navigating life at the intersection of fat, Black, dark and female


Nomonde Mxhalisa


22. The impact of being a fat Chinese woman in Hong Kong


Bertha Chan Hiu Yau


23. Surviving and thriving while fat


Sonalee Rashatwar


24. Review of scholarship on fat-gay men


Jason Whitesel


PART 5: Fat disruptions


25. Genealogies of excess: Towards a decolonial Fat Studies


Athia N. Choudhury


26. When you are already dead: Black fat being as afrofuturism


Hunter Ashleigh Shackelford


27. TransFat


Sam Orchard


28. Lesbians and fat


Esther D. Rothblum


29. What's queer about Fat Studies now? A critical exploration of queer/ing fatness


Allison Taylor

Om forfatteren

Cat Pause is Fat Studies scholar at the Institute of Education, Massey University, New Zealand, and the co-editor of Queering Fat Embodiment.


Sonya Renee Taylor is an International award-winning writer and performer, published author, and founder and Radical Executive Officer of The Body is Not An Apology, an international digital media and education company committed to radical self-love and body empowerment as the foundational tool of social justice.