Booklet includes a personal questionaire to assess satisfaction with body image. Includes some discussion of bingeing and purging, deals with male and female body image, and different societal pressures for both sexes. Audience: high school students
Excellent for parent groups / counsellors or anyone working with teens.In this exclusive, illustrated interview, Mary Pipher discusses the challenges facing today's teenagers, expecially girls, as well as the role of media and popular culture in shaping their identities. She offers concrete ideas for girls and boys, families, teachers, and schools to help girls free themselves from the toxic influences of today's media-saturated culture. It provides a dynamic discussion-starter for classes from high school through college, as well as for parents, teachers, youth, and civic groups.
Designed to help children and teens achieve a sense of self-respect amidst the media and peer pressure adolescents encounter as they become aware of their changing bodies. "It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not." Can be used in teaching about eating disorders.