Debating Obesity: Critical Perspectives by E. RichDebating Obesity: Critical Perspectives by E. Rich

Debating Obesity: Critical Perspectives

byE. RichEditorL. F. Monaghan, L. Aphramor

Hardcover | November 17, 2010

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This book brings together critical perspectives on some of the recent claims associated with the obesity crisis. It develops both theoretical and conceptual arguments around the obesity debate, as well as taking a more practical focus in terms of implications for the health professions to outline an agenda for a 'critical weight studies'.
PAUL CAMPOS is Professor of Law, University of Colorado, USA CHARLOTTE COOPER is a Queer Fat Activist based in London, and currently a Government of Ireland PhD Scholar at the University of Limerick, Republic of Ireland, courtesy of the Irish Social Sciences Platform RACHEL COLLS is Lecturer in Human Geography at Durham University, UK ...
Title:Debating Obesity: Critical PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:270 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.91 inPublished:November 17, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230222676

ISBN - 13:9780230222670

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Contesting Obesity Discourse and Presenting an Alternative; E.Rich, L.F.Monaghan & L.Aphramor Does Fat Kill? A Critique of the Epidemiological Evidence; P.Campos Bodily Sensibility: Vocabularies of the Discredited Male Body; L.F.Monaghan & M.Hardey 'You Can't Be Supersized?' Exploring Femininities, Body Size and Control within the Obesity Terrain; I.Tischner & H.Malson Doing More Good than Harm? The Absent Presence of Children's Bodies in (Anti-)Obesity Policy; B.Evans & R.Colls Children's Bodies, Surveillance and the Obesity Crisis; E.Rich, J.Evans & L.De Pian Fat Lib: How Fat Activism Expands the Obesity Debate; C.Cooper Helping People Change: Promoting Politicised Practice in the Healthcare Professions; L.Aphramor & J.Gingras Conclusion: Reflections on and Developing Critical Weight Studies; L.F.Monaghan, E.Rich & L.Aphramor