Articles by Kathryn Hicks

June 14, 2023

🦋 Weight stigma, citizenship and neoliberal democracy

Kathryn Hicks
Kathryn Hicks and Sharon Stanley argue that the contemporary moral panic around obesity emerges from and exacerbates neoliberal tendencies that diminish democratic institutions and imaginaries. Given historical associations between race, gender and fatness, the ostensibly neutral language of health deepens existing lines of democratic exclusion
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Kathryn Hicks
Associate Professor, Interim Chair, University of Memphis

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