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The Resource Schooled on fat : what teens tell us about gender, body image, and obesity, Nicole Taylor

Schooled on fat : what teens tell us about gender, body image, and obesity, Nicole Taylor

Label
Schooled on fat : what teens tell us about gender, body image, and obesity
Title
Schooled on fat
Title remainder
what teens tell us about gender, body image, and obesity
Statement of responsibility
Nicole Taylor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Obesity has dominated popular media as one of the most pressing issues of the new millennium. In the US, high rates of obesity, and by extension, fat people are often blamed for rising health-care costs and a weakening of national security. What does it mean to be considered fat during a time when obesity is framed as a threat? When body fat is the enemy, how does the line between "acceptable" and "too fat" get defined moment-to-moment as people make value judgments about each other's bodies in the course of everyday life? Nicole Taylor explores how teens navigated the fraught realities of body image within a high school culture that reinforced widespread beliefs about body size as a matter of personal responsibility while offering limited opportunity to exercise and an abundance of fattening junk foods. Drawing on daily observations, interviews, and focus groups with teens, Schooled on Fat takes the reader into their lives to show how, through everyday language, they managed their body size, social status, and identities as body-conscious individuals. Taylor traces policy efforts to illustrate where we are as a nation in addressing childhood obesity and offers practical strategies schools and parents can utilize to promote teen wellness. -- Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Nicole
Dewey number
616.3/98
Index
index present
LC call number
  • RC569.B65
  • RC569.5.B65
LC item number
  • .T39 2016
  • T39 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2016 D-324
  • WS 462
Series statement
Innovative ethnographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Body image
  • Body size
  • Body image
  • Body size
  • Arizona
  • Adolescent Behavior
  • Body Image
  • Bullying
  • Feeding Behavior
  • Gender Identity
  • Obesity
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Schooled on fat : what teens tell us about gender, body image, and obesity, Nicole Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- About my study -- "You can't have your fat showing" -- "Guys, she's humongous!" -- "When I run my legs jiggle" -- "It's all going to turn into fat" -- So what? what now? -- Appendix research methods -- References -- Index
Control code
ocn941892308
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 185 pages
Isbn
9781138924215
Lccn
2015023357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781138924215
  • (OCoLC)941892308
Label
Schooled on fat : what teens tell us about gender, body image, and obesity, Nicole Taylor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- About my study -- "You can't have your fat showing" -- "Guys, she's humongous!" -- "When I run my legs jiggle" -- "It's all going to turn into fat" -- So what? what now? -- Appendix research methods -- References -- Index
Control code
ocn941892308
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 185 pages
Isbn
9781138924215
Lccn
2015023357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781138924215
  • (OCoLC)941892308

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