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The Weight of Others

In Luna Dolezal & Danielle Petherbridge (eds.), Body/Self/Others: The Phenomenology of Social Encounters. SUNY Press (forthcoming)

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  1. The Hamster Wheel: A Case Study on Embodied Narrative Identity and Overcoming Severe Obesity.Eli Natvik, Målfrid Råheim & Randi Sviland - 2021 - Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 24 (2):255-267.
    Based in narrative phenomenology, this article describes an example of how lived time, self and bodily engagement with the social world intertwine, and how our sense of self develops. We explore this through the life story of a woman who lost weight through surgery in the 1970 s and has fought against her own body, food and eating ever since. Our narrative analysis of interviews, reflective notes and email correspondence disentangled two storylines illuminating paradoxes within this long-term weight loss process. (...)
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