Is diet writing over?
- February 24, 2022
- Sabrina Strings, sociology, Vogue, Feb. 24, 2022
I think the contradictory advice points at a truth at once evident and hard to believe:
that our attitudes about fatness and thinness have less to do with fashion or health
than with conflicting societal aspirations and fears. Sabrina Strings, [Chancellor's
Fellow & associate professor] … at the University of California, Irvine, and author
of Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fatphobia, has shown that some of
the historical bias against bigger bodies served to distinguish between who “deserved”
to be a slave and who deserved to be free.
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