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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Michelle rated it liked it Jan 12, A P rated it rebdcca was amazing Dec 17, Offering a reminder that an poprnoe eighty per cent of the world’s societies prefer plump women, this gracefully written book is both a fascinating exploration of the nature of bodily ideals and a highly readable ethnography of a Saharan people.

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By demonstrating how a particular beauty ideal can only be understood within wider social structures and cultural logics, the book feediing implicitly provides a new way of thinking about the ideal of slimness in late Western capitalism. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Voluptuous immobility is thought to beautify girls’ bodies, hasten the onset of puberty, heighten their sexuality and ripen them for marriage.

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