Biopolitics and the 'Obesity Epidemic' (BOK)

Jan Wright

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"Biopolitics and the 'Obesity Epidemic'" is the first edited collection of critical perspectives on the 'obesity epidemic'. The volume provides a comprehensive discussion of current issues in the critical analysis of health, obesity and society, and the impact of obesity discourses on different individuals, social groups and institutions. Contributors from the UK, Canada, New Zealand and Australia provide original, accessible, and engaging chapters on issues such as the effects on individuals, families, youths and schools. The timely contributions offered by "Biopolitics and the 'Obesity Epidemic'" to this highly topical area will be of interest to a wide range of readers, including teachers, education professionals, community health and allied professionals, and academics in areas such as education, health, youth studies, social work and psychology.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2008 Forfatter Jan Wright
Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9780415991889
Antall sider 232 Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 22,8cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 365 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Jan Wright, Valerie Harwood Emner og form Public health & preventive medicine