Re: a request for references

Thank you for the reference. As having experienced anorexia in close quarters
I'd agree with caution of making blanket assumptions or judgments. For me at
feeds right into anorexia's hands.

Stuart Elden wrote:

> Liz Eckermann, "Foucault, Embodiment and Gendered Subjectivities. The Case
> of Voluntary Self-Starvation", in Alan Petersen & Robin Bunton (eds.),
> Foucault, Health and Medicine, London: Routledge, 1997 might be useful.
> I too would show caution about saying this is a "sickness of the rich". I
> would hesitate to offer any blanket assumptions or judgements here, rather
> that it might be more prevalent in particular types of societies, for a
> number of reasons, representation of women being a particular issue. I don't
> believe poverty is necessarily a barrier to anorexia. And having experienced
> anorexia at close quarters, I can assure you it is anything but "simple".
> Stuart

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