Globesity, Food Marketing and Family Lifestyles by Stephen KlineGlobesity, Food Marketing and Family Lifestyles by Stephen Kline

Globesity, Food Marketing and Family Lifestyles

byStephen Kline

Hardcover | December 8, 2010

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This book examines the public controversies surrounding lifestyle risks in the consumer society. Comparing news coverage of the 'globesity' pandemic in Britain and the USA, it illustrates the way moral panic brought children's food marketing to the centre of the policy debates about consumer lifestyles.
STEPHEN KLINE is Professor of Communication at Simon Fraser University, Canada and Director of the Media Analysis Laboratory. He has written or co-authored articles and books includingSocial Communication in Advertising, Out of the Garden, Digital Play, andResearching Audiences. His teaching and research ranges widely through the field...
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Title:Globesity, Food Marketing and Family LifestylesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:252 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.63 inPublished:December 8, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230537405

ISBN - 13:9780230537408

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Table of Contents

Preface Introduction: Growing up in the risk society Part I Framing the Body Politic: Advocacy Science and Setting the Risk Agenda Putting the Pan in the Pandemic Part II The TV Diet: Advertising as a Biased System of Risk Communication Since Hastings Risks of Exposure: The Influence of Food Advertising on Children's Consumption The Disruptive Screen: Understanding the Multiple Lifestyle Risks Associated with Heavy TV Viewing Part III Obesogenic Lifestyles in the Media Saturated Household Panicked Parenting: Managing Children's Lifestyle Choices in the Risk Society Consumer Empowerment in the Media Saturated Family Conclusion