DISCIPLINING WOMEN̓S BODIES

Revista de Ciencias Sociales

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Title DISCIPLINING WOMEN̓S BODIES
DISCIPLINAMIENTO DEL CUERPO DE LAS MUJERES
 
Creator Sojo Mora, Blanca Luz
 
Subject WOMEN
DISCIPLINE
BODY
FEMININITY
POWER
MUJERES
DISCIPLINA
CUERPO
FEMINIDAD
PODER
 
Description This article determines the actions that women perform to control their body, as well as the reasons why they use corporal discipline. In this study, an interview was conducted with 14 participants. It was found that the women interviewed perform various actions to discipline their body, the main one being physical activity. It was also found that this discipline is related to body dissatisfaction, concern for appearance and gender norms. In conclusion, women discipline their bodies to have a “feminine and attractive appearance” according to social aesthetic ideals.
En este artículo se busca determinar las acciones que realizan las mujeres para controlar y moldear su cuerpo, así como, las razones por las que recurren al disciplinamiento corporal. Para ello se realizó una entrevista a 14 participantes. Se encontró que las mujeres entrevistadas recurren a varias acciones para disciplinar su cuerpo, siendo la actividad física la principal; además, se encontró que ese disciplinamiento está relacionado con la insatisfacción corporal, la preocupación por la apariencia y con las normas de género. En conclusión, las mujeres disciplinan sus cuerpos para tener una “apariencia femenina y atractiva”, según los ideales estéticos sociales.
 
Publisher Universidad de Costa Rica
 
Date 2019-08-01
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
application/zip
 
Identifier https://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/sociales/article/view/38524
10.15517/rcs.v0i164.38524
 
Source Revista de Ciencias Sociales; No 164 (2019): Public policies: tensions, advances and challenges; 181-194
Revista de Ciencias Sociales; Núm. 164 (2019): Políticas públicas: tensiones, avances y retos; 181-194
2215-2601
0482-5276
 
Language spa
 
Relation https://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/sociales/article/view/38524/39338
https://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/sociales/article/view/38524/39339
https://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/sociales/article/view/38524/39340
 

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