CAHSS Faculty Articles

Title

Fearing the black body: the racial origins of fat phobia by Sabrina Strings [Book Review]

Department

Department of Writing and Communication

Publication Date

5-13-2020

Publication Title

Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society

ISSN

2160-486X

Volume

10

Issue/No.

1

Abstract

In Fearing the Black Body; The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia, sociologist Sabrina Strings explores how compulsory slenderness has evolved as a critical feature of the beauty arena and how it is undergirded by circulating notions about race, class, and gender.

DOI

10.1080/21604851.2020.1747721

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