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 ...