TITLE

BODY IMAGE: young women speal out!

AUTHOR(S)
Morris, Marika
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Network Magazine of the Canadian Women's Health Network;Fall1999, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on essays about body image by young women aged 13-19 from across Canada which were published in the book "That Body Image Thing," edited by Sara Torres. Selection of the essays from a national competition launched in 1997 by the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women and "Chatelaine" magazine; Topics discussed in the essays; Excerpts from the book.
ACCESSION #
18228562

 

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