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Publications

Boero, Natalie. Forthcoming. Fat Panic: Media, Medicine, and Morals in the American "Obesity Epidemic”. Rutgers University Press.

Boero, Natalie. Forthcoming. Review Essay of Men and the War on Obesity: A Sociological Study. American Journal of Sociology.

Boero, Natalie. Forthcoming. “Fat Kids, Working Moms, and the “Epidemic of Obesity”: Race, Class, and Mother-Blame.” in The Fat Studies Reader. Rothblum, E. and Solovay, S. Eds. New York University Press.

Boero, Natalie. Forthcoming. “Bypassing Blame: Bariatric Surgery and the Case of Biomedical Failure.”  in Biomedicalization: Technoscience, Health and Illness in U.S. Biomedicine.  Clarke, A. Shim, J. Mamo, L. Fosket, J. Fishman, J. Eds. Duke University Press.

Boero, Natalie. 2007. “All the News that’s Fat to Print: The American ‘Obesity Epidemic’ and the Media.” Qualitative Sociology 30, 1, 41-61.

Boero, Natalie. 2000. “Constructionist Perspectives on Body Weight: A Critical Review” Review Essay, BerkeleyJournal of Sociology, vol. 44 1999-2000.

Presentations

“The Construction of Femininity on Pro-Anorexia Discussion Groups.” Co-presented at the Pacific Sociological Association meetings, 2008.

“No Wannarexics Allowed:The Creation of Community on Pro-Anorexia & Pro-Bulimia    Blogs & Websites.” Co-presented at the Pacific Sociological Association meetings, 2007.

“Bypassing Blame: Bariatric Surgery and the Case of Biomedical Failure” presented at the Pacific Sociological Association meetings, 2005.

“All the News that’s Fat to Print: The American ‘Obesity Epidemic’ and the Media,” presented at the American Sociological Association meetings, 2003.

“Foucault, Fatness, and Normalization,” presented at the American Sociological Association meetings, 2001.

“Thighs, Lies, and the BMI: Fatness and the Politics of Medicalization,” presented at the Pacific Sociological Association meetings, 2000.

“Life is Too Short for Self-Hatred and Celery Sticks: Identity Construction and the Size Acceptance Movement,” presented at the American Sociological Association meetings, 1998.

“Get a Job, Bum: A Socialist Feminist Analysis of the White, Able-Bodied, Homeless Male,” presented at the American Sociological Association meetings, 1997.

“To Be or Not to Be a FEMINIST: an Attitudinal Inventory,” presented at the Pacific Sociological Association meetings, 1996.

“Teach Me Tonight: Homelessness, Ethnography, and the Re-construction of a Radical Sociology,” (co-author) presented at the Pacific Sociological Association meetings, 1995.

“Homeless Female Sex Workers: An Ethnography,” presented at the Lewis and Clark Gender Symposium, 1994.

Invited Guest lecturer: Sociology/Anthropology senior seminar. Linfield College, McMinnville, OR, November 2001

 

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