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Fat politics [electronic resource] : the real story behind America's obesity epidemic / J. Eric Oliver.

Oliver, J. Eric, 1966- (Author). ProQuest (Firm) (Added Author).
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Subject: Obesity > United States.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • Physical Description: xi, 228 p. : ill.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-219) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: What is fat? -- How obesity became an epidemic disease -- Why we hate fat people -- Women, fat, and the sexual market -- Fat genes and the obesity blame game -- Food and weight gain: super sized misperceptions -- Sloth, capitalism, and the paradox of freedom -- Obesity policy: the fix is in -- Unmaking the obesity epidemic.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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