Hunger Strike: The Anorectic's Struggle as a Metaphor for our Age (Paperback)
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Hunger Strike: The Anorectic's Struggle as a Metaphor for our Age (Paperback)

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Paperback 216 Pages / Published: 02/03/2005
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Susie Orbach is a psychotherapist arid writer. With Luise Eichenbaum she co-founded The Women's Therapy Centre in London in 1976 and in 1981 The Women's Therapy Centre Institute in New York. She lectures extensively in Europe and North America, is a visiting Professor at the London School of Economics, and has a practice seeing individuals and couples and consulting to organizations. She is a frequent contributor to newspapers and magazines, as well as to radio and television programmes. Her other books on eating problems are Fat is a Feminist Issue (1978), Fat is a Feminist Issue II (1982) and On Eating (2002). With Luise Eichenbaum she has written Understanding Women: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Account (1982), What do Women Want (1983) and Between Women (1988). She is also the author of What's Really Going on Here (1993), Towards Emotional Literacy (1999) and The Impossibility of Sex (1999).

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781855753778
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 453 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'A much-needed antidote to the unsympathetic views often aroused by anorexia nervosa.' - The Times Literary Supplement'Ms Orbach extends the feminist analysis systemically, convincingly and movingly to portray the anorexic struggle as a "metaphor of our age".'- The New York Times Book Review

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