Media, Medicine, and Morals in the American Obesity Epidemic
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Rutgers University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $28.95|
| Book Description: |
Killer Fatexamines how and why obesity emerged as a major public health concern and national obsession in recent years. Using primary sources and in-depth interviews, Boero enters the world of bariatric surgeries, Weight Watchers, and Overeaters Anonymous to show how common expectations of what bodies are supposed to look like help to determine what sorts of interventions and policies are...