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Author Oliver, J. Eric, 1966-

Title Fat politics : the real story behind America's obesity epidemic / J. Eric Oliver.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.398 O48F    Check Shelf
Description xi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-219) and index.
Contents What is fat? -- How obesity became an epidemic disease -- Why we hate fat people -- Women, fat, and the sexual market -- Fat genes and the obesity blame game -- Food and weight gain: super sized misperceptions -- Sloth, capitalism, and the paradox of freedom -- Obesity policy: the fix is in -- Unmaking the obesity epidemic.
Subject Obesity -- United States.
Obesity -- United States.
Health -- United States.
Health Policy -- United States.
Prejudice -- United States.
Social Perception -- United States.
ISBN 0195169360 cloth alkaline paper
Standard No. 9780195169362
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