Replacing rhetoric with praxis: Australia's stand against negative body image

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  1. Fiona Kumari Campbell says:

    You might want to check out my book Contours of Ableism: The Production of Disability and Abledness (Palgrave, 2009), which links body image issues to the braoder politics of ableism and the social construction of disability.

    • Rachael says:

      Thanks for the recommendation – I’ll definitely check it out. I also know someone working on his dissertation that would really benefit from your book as well. I’ll pass it along!

  2. Keri says:

    This is a fascinating consideration of Australia’s new code of conduct regarding body image. I think your questions are great, and I wonder how groups in society might be able to impact the outcomes of the code of conduct. This might allow the impact of the policy to be either greater or weaker.

    Finding paths to a healthy body image is surely difficult for children. I do hope that the questions this campaign reveals will create safe space for them.


  3. Fiona Kumari Campbell says:

    Rachael, I am also involved with the new Journal of Social Inclusion (Griffith U) and think that this would make a really good discussion piece to go in that journal:

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