Being Fat

Women, Weight, and Feminist Activism in Canada

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It is okay to be fat. This is the basic premise of fat activism, a social movement that has existed in Canada since the early 1970s. In Being Fat, Jenny Ellison focuses on the earliest strands of the...

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""Being Fat is a very thoroughly researched, lively, and engaging read."
- Jacqui Gingras, Department of Sociology, Ryerson University

"Based on an enormous amount of primary research, Being Fat is a...

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