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The Obesity Epidemic: Science, Morality and Ideology

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The Obesity Epidemic: Science, Morality and Ideology - Gard, Michael, and Wright, Jan, and Campos, Paul (Foreword by)
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Increasing obesity levels are currently big news but do we think carefully enough about what this trend actually means? Everybody - including doctors, parents, teachers, sports clubs, businesses and governments - has a role to play in the 'war on obesity'. But is talk of an obesity 'crisis' justified? Is it the product of measured scientific reasoning or age-old 'habits of mind'? Why is it happening now? And are there potential risks associated with talking about obesity as an 'epidemic'? The Obesity Epidemic ...

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The Obesity Epidemic: Science, Morality and Ideology 2005, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415318969

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The Obesity Epidemic: Science, Morality and Ideology 2005, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415318952

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