Textual Construction of the Female Body: A Critical Discourse Approach

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Abstract

This volume takes a critical discourse approach to the ways women's magazines contribute to the social construction of particular kinds of female body - as ideal, beautiful, ugly, overweight or engineered. Looking at the language used, it provides an insight into the experience of the female reader, and the likely impact upon her self-image.

LanguageEnglish
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages212
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9780230593626
ISBN (Print)9780333914519, 9781349423064, 1349423068
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Sep 2007

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