Dans ce livre, l’anthropologue Rebecca Popenoe interroge l’embonpoint comme idéal de beauté féminine chez les semi-nomades arabophones de l’Azawagh. Feeding Desire and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. . Among a Saharan People by Rebecca Popenoe Paperback CDN$ Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Dec 1, , Brad L. Weiss and others published Feeding Desire: Fatness and Beauty in the Sahara Rebecca.

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See and discover rebeccw items: Based on fieldwork in an Arab village in Niger, Feeding Desire analyses the meanings of women’s fatness as constituted by desire, kinship, concepts of health, Islam, and the crucial social need to manage sexuality.

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The Age of rebeca Efendiyya. Sophia rated it it was amazing Jan 07, While the Western world adheres to a beauty ideal that says women can never be too thin, the semi-nomadic Moors of the Sahara desert have for centuries cherished a feminine ideal of extreme fatness. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Don’t have a Kindle? A short ethnography of the Azawagh “Arab” people of Niger, who are noteworthy for expressing a beauty ideal that includes significant fatness and stretch marks. Preview — Feeding Desire by Rebecca Popenoe. Voluptuous immobility is thought to beautify girls’ bodies, hasten the onset of puberty, heighten their sexuality and ripen renecca for marriage.

This is probably the best study we have of a society where young women are still secluded and fed in order to ‘fatten them up’ for marriage. Describe the connection issue.

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See if you have enough points for this item. From the time of the loss of their first milk teeth, girls are directed rebecxa eat huge bowls of milk and porridge in one of the world’s few examples of active female fattening. Ildiko Kemp rated it really liked it May 15, The title should be at least 4 characters long. Routledge; 1 edition Dfsire 13, Language: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Clifford Geertz in Morocco.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The discussions about the book were the liveliest of the semester. Although the theoretical and methodological discussions are quite seamlessly integrated, there is no question that this is a scholarly work. Michelle rated it liked it Jan 12, The Psychology of the Arab. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.


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Scherezade rated it liked it Oct 25, Skip to search Skip to main content. November 12, Imprint: We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Offering a reminder that an estimated eighty per cent of the world’s societies prefer plump women, this gracefully written book is both a fascinating exploration of the nature of bodily ideals and rebecva highly readable ethnography of a Saharan people.

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