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The Resource Killer fat : media, medicine, and morals in the American "obesity epidemic", Natalie Boero

Killer fat : media, medicine, and morals in the American "obesity epidemic", Natalie Boero

Label
Killer fat : media, medicine, and morals in the American "obesity epidemic"
Title
Killer fat
Title remainder
media, medicine, and morals in the American "obesity epidemic"
Statement of responsibility
Natalie Boero
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boero, Natalie
Dewey number
369.196/398
Index
index present
LC call number
RC552.O25
LC item number
B64 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2012 H-535
  • WD 210
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obesity
  • Obesity
  • Health in mass media
  • Body image
Label
Killer fat : media, medicine, and morals in the American "obesity epidemic", Natalie Boero
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ( p. 161-169) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Obesity as a "leading health indicator": public health, moral entrepreneurs, and a confluence of interests -- All the news that's fat to print: the American "obesity epidemic" and the media -- Normative pathology and unique disease: Weight Watchers, Overeaters Anonymous, and behavioral treatments for the obesity epidemic -- Bypassing blame: bariatric surgery, normative femininity, and the case of biomedical failure -- Conclusion: health at every size or thin at any price?
Control code
ocn769871168
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 176 p.
Isbn
9780813553719
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011046939
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780813553719
  • (OCoLC)769871168
Label
Killer fat : media, medicine, and morals in the American "obesity epidemic", Natalie Boero
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ( p. 161-169) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Obesity as a "leading health indicator": public health, moral entrepreneurs, and a confluence of interests -- All the news that's fat to print: the American "obesity epidemic" and the media -- Normative pathology and unique disease: Weight Watchers, Overeaters Anonymous, and behavioral treatments for the obesity epidemic -- Bypassing blame: bariatric surgery, normative femininity, and the case of biomedical failure -- Conclusion: health at every size or thin at any price?
Control code
ocn769871168
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 176 p.
Isbn
9780813553719
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011046939
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780813553719
  • (OCoLC)769871168

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