Dans ce livre, l’anthropologue Rebecca Popenoe interroge l’embonpoint comme idéal de beauté féminine chez les semi-nomades arabophones de l’Azawagh. Feeding Desire and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. . Among a Saharan People by Rebecca Popenoe Paperback CDN$ Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Dec 1, , Brad L. Weiss and others published Feeding Desire: Fatness and Beauty in the Sahara Rebecca.

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The concept of warm and cold foods was somewhat lost on me, Mainstream American culture doesn’t have popsnoe to correspond to that so it was hard to understand.

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Contemporary Pakistani Fiction in English. By demonstrating how a particular beauty ideal can only be understood within wider social structures and cultural logics, the book also implicitly provides a new way of thinking about the ideal of slimness in late Western capitalism. Browse related items Start at call number: We appreciate your feedback. Return to Book Page. Heroes of the Age. From the time of the loss of their first milk teeth, girls are directed to eat huge bowls of milk and porridge in one of the world’s few examples of active female fattening.


Madison rated it did not like it Mar 14, Women and Community in Oman. Based on fieldwork in an Arab village in Niger, Feeding Desire analyses the erbecca of women’s fatness as constituted by desire, kinship, concepts of health, Islam, and the crucial social need to manage sexuality.

Feeding Desire While in the West it is said that women can never be too thin, semi-nomadic Arabs in Niger cherish a feminine ideal of extreme fatness. Based on fieldwork in an Arab village in Niger, Feeding Desire analyses the meanings of women’s fatness as constituted by desire, kinship, concepts of health, Islam, and the crucial social need to manage sexuality.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. It’s interesting to read about one that still has a pyramid as the perfect feminine shape, and its still heart wrenching to read about little girls being force fed and pinched or hit to make them eat their porridge.

Oct 20, Sam Massey rated it really liked it Shelves: A short ethnography of the Azawagh “Arab” people of Niger, who are noteworthy for expressing a beauty ideal that includes significant fatness and stretch marks. Don’t have a Kindle?

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