Challenging Weight-Based Oppression Through Critical Education
Edited By Erin Cameron and Constance Russell
: alk. paper) ISBN 978-1-4331-2567-6 (paperback: alk. paper) | ISBN 978-1-4539-1784-8 (e-book) Subjects: LCSH: Discrimination in education. | Discrimination against overweight persons. Classification: LCC LC212.F38 2016 | DDC 379.2/6—dc23 LC record available at http://lccn.loc.gov/2015042700 Bibliographic information published by Die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek. Die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek lists this publication in the “Deutsche Nationalbibliografie”; detailed bibliographic data are available on the Internet at http://dnb.d-nb.de/. © 2016 Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., New York 29 Broadway, 18th floor, New York, NY 10006 www.peterlang.com All rights reserved. Reprint or reproduction, even partially, in all forms such as microfilm, xerography, microfiche, microcard, and offset strictly prohibited. Contents Acknowledgments ix Preface xi Marilyn Wann Introduction 1 Erin Cameron and Constance Russell Part One: Storying Fat Pedagogy Chapter One: Picking the Bones 13 Ellen S Abell Chapter Two: Fat Invisibility, Fat Hate: Towards a Progressive Pedagogy of Size 21 Tracy Royce Chapter Three: “How Can You Be Teaching This?”: Tears, Fears, and Fat 31 Victoria Kannen Chapter Four: Reflections on Thin Privilege and Responsibility 41 Linda Bacon, Caitlin O’Reilly, and Lucy Aphramor Part Two: Practicing Fat Pedagogies Chapter Five: Promise to Try: Combating Fat Oppression Through Pedagogy in Tertiary Education 53 Cat Pausé Chapter Six: Teaching Fat Studies in a Liberal Arts College: The Centrality of Mindfulness, Deep Listening, and Empathic Interpretation as Pedagogic Methods 61 Amy E Farrell The Fat Pedagogy Reader: Challenging Weight-Based Oppression Through Critical Educationvi Chapter Seven: Weapons of Mass Distraction in Teaching Fat Studies: “But Aren’t They Unhealthy? And Why Can’t They Just Lose Weight?” 71...
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