The Resource The weight of images : affect, body image and fat in the media, Katariina Kyrölä

The weight of images : affect, body image and fat in the media, Katariina Kyrölä

Label
The weight of images : affect, body image and fat in the media
Title
The weight of images
Title remainder
affect, body image and fat in the media
Statement of responsibility
Katariina Kyrölä
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Weight of Images explores the ways in which media images can train their viewers' bodies. Proposing a shift away from an understanding of spectatorship as being constituted by acts of the mind, this book favours a theorization of relations between bodies and images as visceral, affective engagements that shape our body image - with close attention to one particularly charged bodily characteristic in contemporary western culture: fat
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.4/613
Index
index present
LC call number
RC569.5.B65
LC item number
K97 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Gender, bodies and transformation
Label
The weight of images : affect, body image and fat in the media, Katariina Kyrölä
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the weight of looks -- Threatening information : politics of fear in the news -- Inciting transformation : dieting away disgust and shame -- Disturbing incongruity : laughter as corporeal training -- Intruding explosions : stretching bodies and death -- Affirming positivity : desire and fat acceptance -- Expanding body images : conclusion
Control code
ocn869474083
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 242 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781472413086
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
586240
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34210593
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)869474083
  • pebco1306549892

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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