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To be fat or thin? Social representations of the body among adolescent female students in Brazil

Stenzel, Lucia Marques; Saha, Lawrence; Guareschi, Pedrinho


The aims of this paper are (a) to investigate how adolescents perceive and represent the body form with respect to being fat or thin, and (b) to describe the process of how they constructed the social representations for these latter two body conditions.

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: International Education Journal


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