• Most women in our culture, then, are disordered when it comes to issues of self-worth, self-entitlement, self-nourishment, and comfort with their own bodies; eating disorders, far from being 'bizarre' and anomalous, are utterly continuous with a dominant element of the experience of being female in this culture.

    Susan Bordo (2004). “Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture, and the Body”, p.57, Univ of California Press
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