QUT ePrints

Asceticism, differentiation, government : 'anorexia nervosa' as an achievement

Tait, Gordon (1992) Asceticism, differentiation, government : 'anorexia nervosa' as an achievement. In The Australian Sociological Association Conference 1992, December 1992, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia. (Unpublished)

Abstract

As with the ancient Greeks, the self' is not something to be discovered, it is something to be created. Practices such as ascetic fasting are not expressions of the struggle between the authentic self and the external world, they are the very practices by which aself' is formed.

Impact and interest:

Citation countsare sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

Full-text downloads:

193 since deposited on 26 Nov 2009
40 in the past twelve months

Full-text downloadsdisplays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.

ID Code: 28934
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional URLs:
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1992 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 27 Nov 2009 08:07
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2010 00:12

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page