Just a Gaze: Female Clientele of Diet Clinics in Cairo (An Ethnomedical Study)

Title

Just a Gaze: Female Clientele of Diet Clinics in Cairo (An Ethnomedical Study)

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Department

Cairo Papers in Social Science

Program

Cairo Papers in Social Science

Description

Situating the female body in contemporary Egyptian urban culture, the author investigates women’s perceptions of the female body during their quest for therapy in diet clinics.

ISBN

9774244796

Publication Date

Winter 1997

Publisher

American University in Cairo Press

City

Cairo

Keywords

female, body, obisity, femininity, sexual health, women body, western perception, dieting

Series

Cairo Papers in Social Science 20(4)

Just a Gaze: Female Clientele of Diet Clinics in Cairo (An Ethnomedical Study)

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