Syömisestä häiriintynyt kulttuuri : kulttuurisia tapoja tulkita syömishäiriöitä, syömistä ja syömättömyyttä

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dc.contributor.author Littow, Milja
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-31T07:47:00Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-31T07:47:00Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://urn.fi/URN:NBN:fi:jyu-201205311770 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/37933
dc.description.abstract This Pro-gradu thesis is a research about eating disorders and more widely about binging and dieting in our current Western culture. Eating disorders and the problematic relationship between women and food has become more common in our culture. Nowadays media is filled with food programs and commercials where women are shown to have certain obsessive relation with food. The base of this study is in cultural sciences but the discovery of the subject itself is multidisciplinary. Culture itself is viewed as something which defines, re-defines and shapes our understanding about food, accepted and idealized representations of female body and healthy ways of living. The meanings of wanted or non-wanted female bodies are viewed as symbolic and being linked to culture and time. Eating disorders, binging and dieting in this study are understood as a part of our culture; they are linked deep to our western cultural heritage. Binging and dieting exist more widely than just inside the disordered medical point of view. They are also accepted ways of being and acting in our context of everyday life. The data of this study is based on multidiscliplinal literature and different discourses linked to female body, eating disorders and eating. Discourses under examination vary from medical science and psychology to philosophy and women´s studies. All these interpretations have something to give to wider cultural analysis about women´s eating and dieting but in themselves they always leave something in darkness. These discources also manage to produce certain ways to deal with and react to womens problematic eating. There is a need of redefining female body outside the cultural disordered food/body discourse. Female body is also sentient and open to other definitions which are not so deeply connected to food, health and beauty.
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dc.language.iso fin
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dc.rights Julkaisu on tekijänoikeussäännösten alainen. Teosta voi lukea ja tulostaa henkilökohtaista käyttöä varten. Käyttö kaupallisiin tarkoituksiin on kielletty. fi
dc.subject.other Pro-Gradu
dc.subject.other taidekasvatus
dc.subject.other kulttuurintutkimus
dc.subject.other terveyssosiologia
dc.subject.other syömishäiriöt
dc.subject.other anoreksia
dc.subject.other bulimia
dc.subject.other ruoka
dc.subject.other ruumiillisuus ja diskurssi.
dc.title Syömisestä häiriintynyt kulttuuri : kulttuurisia tapoja tulkita syömishäiriöitä, syömistä ja syömättömyyttä
dc.title.alternative Kulttuurisia tapoja tulkita syömishäiriöitä, syömistä ja syömättömyyttä
dc.type Book en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-201205311770
dc.subject.ysa taidekasvatus
dc.subject.ysa kulttuurintutkimus
dc.subject.ysa terveyssosiologia
dc.subject.ysa syömishäiriöt
dc.subject.ysa anoreksia
dc.subject.ysa bulimia
dc.subject.ysa ruoka
dc.subject.ysa ruumiillisuus
dc.subject.ysa diskurssi
dc.type.dcmitype Text en
dc.type.ontasot Pro gradu fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Humanistinen tiedekunta fi
dc.contributor.tiedekunta Faculty of Humanities en
dc.contributor.laitos Taiteiden ja kulttuurin tutkimuksen laitos fi
dc.contributor.laitos Department of Art and Cultural Studies en
dc.contributor.yliopisto University of Jyväskylä en
dc.contributor.yliopisto Jyväskylän yliopisto fi
dc.contributor.oppiaine taidekasvatus fi
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