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 (Unpublished)
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 a `self' is formed.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research|
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|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1992 [please consult the author]|
|Deposited On:||27 Nov 2009 08:07|
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