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  • Starving in silence: food refusal as social protest in Western culture 

    Yoder, Traci (Wichita State University. Department of Anthropology, 2002)
    Focus of this paper is anorexia nervosa. Anorexics follow a pattern of food refusal so rigid that it can lead to death if untreated. Ninety percent of people diagnosed with anorexia are women. Author believes that this ...