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Sociocultural influences of body image among Australian and Fijian girls

Williams, Lauren Kendrea. 2006, Sociocultural influences of body image among Australian and Fijian girls, Ph.D. thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.


Title Sociocultural influences of body image among Australian and Fijian girls
Author Williams, Lauren Kendrea.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2006
Keyword(s) Body image in adolescence - Australia
Body image in adolescence - Fiji
Girls - Health and hygiene
Summary Despite a traditional emphasis on a large body size in Fiji, both Australian and Fijian girls' had relatively similar body image attitudes and weight change behaviours. However, in comparison to Australian girls, Fijian girls experienced conflicting messages about losing and gaining weight.
Notes Degree conferred 2007.
Language eng
Description of original xvi, 340 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 306.46130835
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30027083

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