Body Image, Skin Colour & Social Class Research with Jamie Chan

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

Today I am joined by Jamie Chan. Jamie is a PhD researcher and a doctoral tutor in the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex. Jamie is studying psychological processes underlying women's social class and body image from a social psychological perspective, including cultural differences and discrimination. In this week's episode, we discuss the following:

  • Jamie's background & how they got into the body image and social class research in women.

  • South Asian women's body image experience regarding acculturation, skin colour and body satisfaction.

  • The differences in body image dissatisfaction in women living in the East versus those living in the West, and the role social media has played in this.

  • The role of the media in representing different races and cultures on screen, and  ... 

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