Hunger strike the anorectic"s struggle as a metaphor for our age by Susie Orbach

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Published by Avon in New York .

Written in English

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  • Anorexia nervosa,
  • Eating disorders

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Book details

StatementSusie Orbach.
LC ClassificationsRC552.A5 O73 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 259 p.
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19526890M
ISBN 100380703939

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May 28th: Martin Hurson joined the hunger strike to replace McLaughlin. Thatcher visited Northern Ireland and called the strike the “last card” of the IRA. The Book Club Click to join in.

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The protest began as the blanket protest inwhen the British government withdrew Special Category Status for convicted paramilitary prisoners. A detainee on a hunger strike will be counseled and advised of the medical risks and will be encouraged to end the hunger strike or accept medical treatment.

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Dec 13,  · About the Book This is Susie Orbach’s classic text on anorexia, where for the first time the myths and misconceptions of an emerging cultural epidemic were dispelled.

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- Alice Paul describes her disruption of Lord Mayor's banquet and subsequent force feeding after hunger strike in Holloway jail.

She refused to wear prison clothes or to work, so spent the month in bed Medium. Aug 29,  · The hunger strike did not begin until August 19th." "I also ate one meal this past weekend ahead of a strenuous task that I needed to do, which is why the number on my sign is.

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One hunger striker, Bobby. Francis Hughes ignored IRA order not to go on hunger strike, book claims Republican Paul McGlinchey and Philomena Gallagher. Picture by Mal McCann.

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