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Body Panic Book Review

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Dworkin, Shari and Faye Wachs. Body Panic: Gender, Health, and the Selling of Fitness New York: New York University Press, 2009. eBook. Body Panic refers to how humans personally react to body image. Throughout the novel various aspects of female and male gender are examined separately. The textual language was very advanced, which could cause confession to the reader. In addition there are multiple references throughout the writing. However the information provided will influence a better understanding of gender from a psychological mindset. Fisher, Seymour. Development and Structure of the Body. Volume 1.Hillsdale: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1986. Print. Development And Structure of Body Image is a research and analysis book. Fisher not only reviews his …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Describes dworkin, shari, and faye wachs' book, body panic: gender, health and the selling of fitness.
  • Analyzes how body panic refers to how humans personally react to body image. the textual language is advanced, which could cause confession to the reader.
  • Explains that fisher's development and structure of body image is a research and analysis book. fisher reviews his pervious findings about body experience and tests his new theories.
  • Describes the routledge handbook of sport, gender and sexuality as an 8-part book that examines the prevalence of gender in sports.
  • Explains karayanni's book dancing fear & desire is a combination of discoveries made over many years. the middle east is heavily affect but politics and culture.
  • Describes how kenneth laws uses physics to understand how dancers move.
  • Analyzes how looking good looks into the vanity of being a male. it gives evidence and statics of how american male culture has changed.
  • Analyzes how walter terry's "great male dancers of the ballet" is a great resource for examining history of dance and male dancer body image.

There are various perspectives in which the authors use to address male and female sports gender. History, demographic, diversity sex, and sex all affect how sports are played and what is socially acceptable. This resource can be used to compare how sexuality is view in sport to how it is viewed in dance. Karayanni, Stavros Stavrou. Dancing Fear & Desire : Race, Sexuality And Imperial Politics In Middle Eastern Dance. Waterloo, Ont: WLU Press, 2004. eBook Collection (EBSCOhost). Karayanni calls this book a “project”. Karayanni was a belly dancer and has a deep passion for the subject, the novel is combination of discoveries made over many years. The Middle East is heavily affect but politics and culture; it is almost forbidden to do something out of the norm. Karayanni studies how Middle Eastern culture affects dancing and social perspective. Dancing Fear & Desire can be used to compare the culture of dancing in America to a Middle Eastern country. Laws, Kenneth. Physics and the Art of Dance: Understanding Movement. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2002. eBook Collection

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