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Published: 16 April 2015

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780199922628

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The United States of Excess

Gluttony and the Dark Side of American Exceptionalism

Robert Paarlberg

  • Considers the obesity and climate change challenges side-by-side, and as driven by the same macro-social forces
  • Predicts a critical shift in future government policy toward obesity and climate change, from efforts at prevention to efforts at adjustment and adaptation
  • Written in highly accessible language that does not pander to existing prejudices or demonize particular political beliefs

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