Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 October 2011

912 Pages | 35 illustrations

6-3/4 x 9-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199736362

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The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Obesity

Edited by John Cawley

Oxford Handbooks

  • Serves as a "rosetta stone" by explaining how seven different social science study diet, physical activity, and obesity
  • Provides rich and detailed syntheses on the major causes and consequences of obesity
  • Describes how social science research can inform and improve policies to prevent and reduce obesity
  • It is of interest even to social scientists who are not particularly focused on obesity
  • Ideal for newcomers to the study of obesity

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