Catherine Trundle

Catherine Trundle is a senior lecturer in anthropology at Victoria University of Wellington

Society
Jul 28, 2017

Enough with the shame. Let's start celebrating fat bodies

Plenty of attention is given to the health implications of obesity, but much less thought is given to how a fat-stigmatising culture damages people – women especially. Why can't all bodies, not just slim ones, be allowed to feel comfortable in their own skin, asks Catherine Trundle.

Read on.

Society
Jul 13, 2017

Why I'm not buying the new 'learn self-control' mantra

Messages exhorting the importance of mastering self-control come loaded with cultural assumptions and overlook the hidden costs, writes anthropologist Catherine Trundle.

Read on.

Society
Mar 8, 2017

Treat Her Right: Why it's time for us to start caring about care work

With the equal pay conversation in full swing, Dr Catherine Trundle examines the undervaluing women's care work in society, and the steps we need to take to demand change.

Read on.


The Spinoff is made possible by the generous support of the following organisations.
Please help us by supporting them.