Adiposity and Anarchism: Exposing and Examining Fat Oppression in a Capitalist Society
|dc.contributor.author||Richens, Sarah Mae|
|dc.description.abstract||This is an auto-ethnographic essay looking at the ways in which fat oppression is linked to capitalism. This research looks at oppression and discrimination stemming from adiposity (fatness) through an anarchist and queer theory perspective. There is a void of research and writing on the intersections of fat oppression, from an anarchist and queer theory perspective, yet many fat studies researchers have found that fatness is oppressive, discriminating and affects ones socioeconomic status. In the white supremacist, capitalist heteropatriarchy that we live in, there is a systematic ‘othering’ of anyone who does not fit inside the mold that society lays out for us. This work looks at the binary systems that society is built around and aims to disrupt them.|
|dc.title||Adiposity and Anarchism: Exposing and Examining Fat Oppression in a Capitalist Society|
|dc.contributor.organization||The College at Brockport|
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