عنوان مقاله [English]
Body and how to manage it to one of the major issues in modern society and has become an important social and cultural studies. Given the central role of the media in today's world people are interested in expanding their body is striking in this study is an attempt to represent the culture of women's bodies are examined in popular magazines. The purpose of this research is to identify different dimensions of body culture, and knowledge representation body culture in popular women's magazines. So popular among women's magazines, the largest of the ideal life, and through the various issues of this magazine, using random sampling numbers for 1393 are that the method of content analysis. The study has two main questions: What are the different dimensions of the concept of body culture? And literature in popular women's magazines represent the body's dimensions and elements of culture? The results show that the culture of the body in response to the first question has four dimensions including "self-assembled and decorated, self-care or control body, the body and the body's technological capital" and the eight components of which are linked in response to the second question, "then self and control of the body "and the component" physical and mental health "of the highest volume and frequency of their contents.