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Published: 06 July 2016

232 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190210625

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The Obesity Crisis in Cultural Context

Helene A. Shugart

  • Interrogates why obesity campaigns have failed and are failing
  • Argues that there is a disconnect between official campaigns and cultural understandings of obesity
  • Places the contemporary instability regarding what obesity is (and why it is) in political economic context

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