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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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.
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Skip to search Skip to main content. Fathers and Sons in the Arab Middle East. 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 a highly readable ethnography of a Saharan people.
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Zoe rated it really liked it Feb 19, I have used it in two different courses on Africa and students have responded very favorably to it. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. 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. National Identities in Pakistan.
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