The past, present, and future of body image in America
- October 18, 2021
- Sabrina Strings, sociology, Vox, Oct. 18, 2021
Debates about body image in America go back long before today’s millennial versus
Gen Z divide. Indeed, the ideal of thinness first came to this country through the
European slave trade, according to Sabrina Strings, a [Chancellor’s Fellow and associate]
sociology professor at the University of California Irvine and author of Fearing the
Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia.
For the full story, please visit https://www.vox.com/22697168/body-positivity-image-millennials-gen-z-weight.