Radical Psychology
Volume Eight, Issue 1
Special Issue: Gender and Bodily Difference




Editorial foreword

Carla Rice

PART 1: MAKING DIFFERENCE



“This is the Face of Obesity”: Gender and the production of emotional obesity in 1950s and 1960s Canada

Deborah McPhail


The “designer vagina” and the pathologisation of female genital diversity: Interventions for change

Virginia Braun and Leonore Tiefer


Full of power: The relation between women's growing social power and the thin female beauty ideal

Avigail Moor


PART 2: EMBODYING DIFFERENCE  


Sylvie: A reflection on embodiments and transformations

Hilde M. Zitzelsberger


Women under/in control?  Embodying eating after gastric banding

Samantha Murray


Reading boots: Reading difference

Nancy Viva Davis Halifax


Pride and shame: Orienting towards a temporality of disability pride

Eliza Chandler
 

PART 3: ENCOUNTERING DIFFERENCE

Horror and disgust: Gastrostomy feeding and identity transformation

Gillian Craig


Fat panic in Canadian public health policy: Obesity as different and unhealthy

Natalie Beausoleil and Pamela Ward


Relational consequences of dietitians' feeding bodily difference

Jacqui R. Gingras and Jennifer L. Brady