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Published: 31 January 2013

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780199857081

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What's Wrong with Fat?

The War on Obesity and its Collateral Damage

Abigail Saguy

  • Systematically examines how the medical profession, researchers, corporate-sponsored associations, and the mass media, have transformed fatness into an international public health crisis.
  • From the way we use discuss overweight and obesity to the way we frame the crisis, Saguy controversially argues that the war on obesity is literally making us fat.

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