|Title of host publication||The International Encyclopedia of Gender, Media, and Communication|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|
Fat shaming as a concept captures all the bias ingrained in cultural values, economic orders, and hegemonic ideals that stigmatize overweight or obese bodies. From a culturalperspective, media analysis of fat shaming allows us to address the body stratification that societies have produced, that is, what now is generally known as a somatic order. The entry analyzes the cultural effects of normalization and body politics.