Drawing a Dialogue is a podcast discussing comics in historical + educational contexts by Cathy G. Johnson + e jackson.
Episode 13: Cathy + e discuss the history of fatphobia and how fat-negative bias was developed in North America. They talk about repercussions in the media + how it still affects us today, including how children develop their sense of self + others.
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Episode Citation (chronologically as mentioned in podcast):
Drawing a Dialogue, Episode 12: History of Racism + Physiognomy in Cartooning - Link
Natalie Boero, 2012, Killer Fat: Media, Medicine, and Morals in the American “Obesity Epidemic” - Rutgers University Press
Samantha Kwan & Jennifer Graves, 2013, Framing Fat: Competing Constructions in Contemporary Culture - Rutgers University Press
Anshuman Iddamsetty, 2018, “How Video Games Demonize Fat People” - The Outline
Megan Kirby, 2015, “The One With All The Fat Jokes, or How Fat Monica on "Friends" Stuck With Me All These Years” - xoJane
"Let's Move!," First Lady Michelle Obama's campaign to "reduce childhood obesity" - Wikipedia
Charlotte Cooper, 2007, “Headless Fatties” - Link
Francis Ray White, 2013, “ ‘We’re kind of devolving’: visual tropes of evolution in obesity discourse”, in Obesity Discourse and Fat Politics - Routledge
Marjorie J. Hogan + Victor C. Strasburger, Body Image, Eating Disorders, and the Media - Link
Van Evra, J. P. (2004). Television and Child Development. Mahwah, N.J.: Routledge.
Herbozo, S., Tantleff-Dunn, S., Gokee-Larose, J., & Thompson, J. K. (2004). Beauty and Thinness Messages in Children's Media: A Content Analysis. Eating Disorders, 12(1), 21-34.
Panzer, B. M., & Dhuper, S. (2014). Designing a Group Therapy Program for Coping with Childhood Weight Bias. Social Work, 59(2), 141. doi:10.1093/sw/swu003
Hayes, S., & Tantleff-Dunn, S. (2010). Am I Too Fat to Be a Princess? Examining the Effects of Popular Children's Media on Young Girls' Body Image. British Journal Of Developmental Psychology, 28(2), 413-426.
Lawrie, Z., Sullivan, E. A., Davies, P. W., & Hill, R. J. (2006). Media Influence on the Body Image of Children and Adolescents. Eating Disorders, 14(5), 355-364. doi:10.1080/10640260600952506
Letters To The Editor
The work of sociologist Masami Yajima.
What are we reading?
Knulp by Hermann Hesse
Theme song by Downtown Boys