Bras & Bordo: Living and “Reading the Slender Body”

by Hope Bordeaux “Increasingly, the size and shape of the body have come to operate as a market of personal, internal order (or disorder)—as a symbol for the emotional, moral, or spiritual state of the individual.” —Susan Bordo, “Reading the Slender Body” in Unbearable Weight Several years ago, I was sent home from my job at … [Read more...]