Body Shaming and Body Image Issues
Reading Level: 7
Interest Level: 7-10
Throughout the ages, the idea of a "perfect" body has always existed, although what that kind of body is has changed. Today, many people still absorb these expectations of perfection and seek validation through social media and other platforms. This in turn has led to increasing instances of body shaming. This volume examines the complex issue of body image in today's society. It uses critical thinking questions, annotated quotes, and full-color photographs to illustrate the difficulties people face in appreciating and enjoying their bodies. It provides tips for developing a more positive body image and dealing with body shaming.