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Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390701-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9070-1
... Jonathan M. M. Jonathan Japan’s Imperial Diet Building in the Debate over Construction of a National Identity R eynol d s During the 1930s a new monument slowly emerged on the Tokyo skyline. The...
Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393252-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9325-2
...Eating Well in China Diet and Hygiene in Nineteenth-Century Treaty Ports Shang-Jen Li In Shanghai Hygiene, a medical manual written for Europeans in China, the medical missionary James Henderson claimed that “of all the various pro- lific sources of disease, irregularities of diet are...
Published: 09 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002079-039
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0207-9
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-072
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
..., and blood sugars as sites of diagnosis and treatment. Morals of individual responsibility and addiction filter into ideas and practices surrounding obesity, and disease categories collapse weight gain into other pathologies along specific relational lines. For some clinicians, diets could shore up...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... Chapter 5 examines to what extent metabolisms are renewable and even replaceable, through the feature of willpower and the science of surgery. It is concerned with absorptions between the body and willpower. It considers what kinds of treatment for obesity are possible when drugs and diet fail...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... This chapter looks at the workings of a call center where the author worked for a few months. In addition to a general description, the chapter shows how separate registers were bound together in the workings of the call center: how the body's diurnal hardwiring adjusted to a nocturnal diet, how...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... agentic in actively fashioning her body for public display (through exercise and diet), while Kardashian, often presented as a woman of color, is articulated as always-already gaze-worthy, reducing her agency. Newer media practices operationalize and reproduce a masculine gaze that inscribes troubling...
Published: 10 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384809-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8480-9
... narrowly define fitness as ‘‘diet’’ and frequent the clubs solely to mold a more perfect body. The fitness club, in one sense, is just an- other arena in which to strive for the body beautiful. Together with aesthetic salons and diet aids, the goal of molding a thin and balanced body is common. This...
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By Laura Spielvogel
Published: 10 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384809-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8480-9
...; criticism by, 110, 112; as 184, 189, 196; cultural explana- daughter, 132–133; demographics tions for, 191–192, 200, 202; and of, 118–119, 121; dieting, 184–187; mind/body relationship, 143; and discrimination against, 120–125; as normative prescriptions for thin- Anorexia nervosa (continued...
Published: 01 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393030-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9303-0
... Lord Jesus Christ in both forms, our loyal subjects, have requested us humbly, as King of Bohemia, in the diet held in 1608 from Monday after Exaudi, in the castle of Prague, and terminated on Friday after John the Baptist of the same year: That they may be granted all that has been settled...
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By Jane Bennett
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391623-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9162-3
... efficacy of diet. Here I will focus on motifs from the work of Friedrich Nietz- sche and Henry David Thoreau, according to which eating constitutes a series of mutual transformations between human and nonhuman ma- terials. I conclude with some thoughts about how an enhanced alertness to edible...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391258-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9125-8
... for obesity initially focused on drugs (most commonly methamphetamines). By the mid-​1950s, “diet doctors” fre- 310  B e ro o quently provided these “diet pills” to adolescent girls as well as adults and required regular office visits as part of treatment. Subsequently treatments...
Published: 10 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384809-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8480-9
... with devoted effort and dedication, members are unable to approximate the beauty ideal. Consistent exercise may improve the condition of one’s heart and even shave off extra pounds, but exercise alone cannot erase wrinkles, reshape hips and breasts, or add inches to legs. Esute, diet aids, and the...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
... physicians- on those who wish to do the behique harm do the following: wanting to know if the sick man has died through the fault of the physician or because he did not keep the diet as the physician ordered, they take an herb that is called gueyo,100 which has thick, long leaves similar to those of the...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
... if he kept the diet. And they ask him this many times until at last he speaks as clearly as if he were alive so that he finally answers everything they ask him, saying that the behique did not keep the diet or that he was the cause of his death that time. And they say that the physician...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
...• lieve that those idols-or, more properly speaking, demons-make such things happen because they have no knowledge ofour holy faith. When one of them is sick, they take him to the behique, who is the aforesaid physician. The physician is obliged to keep the same diet as the patient and to put on a...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398226-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9822-6
... competitors have eaten our lunch," said Rep. Don Ritter (R-Pa who chairs a Task Force on High Technology & Competitiveness. "We can't let that happen in superconductors." Die- Die- Die- Die- DIET PEPSI! "The shopping mall is the natural venue for lip sync and air band competitions. Though...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... fashioning her body for public display (through exercise and diet), while Kardashian, often presented as a woman of color, is articulated as always-already gaze-worthy, reducing her agency. Newer media practices operationalize and reproduce a masculine gaze that inscribes troubling racialized conceptions of...
Book Chapter

By Laura Spielvogel
Published: 10 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384809-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8480-9
... for walking rather than swimming, for rehabilitation This resistance to the hard work of working out in the fitness club is striking, but is it uniquely Japanese? That is, is this inconsistency any more unusual than the startling percentages of obesity coupled with a national fixation on diet and...