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Fat studies is an area of academic scholarship in the humanities and social sciences. The fat studies list contains academic works on this topic and books that seek to create social change around weight oppression. Books that promote of the goal of weight loss are on a different topic.
“ My life wouldn't be easier if I were thin. My life would be easier if this culture wasn't obsessed with oppressing me because I'm fat. The solution to a problem like bigotry is not to do everything in our power to accommodate the bigotry. It is to get rid of the bigotry. ...more ”
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