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Author Boero, Natalie, 1974-
Title Killer fat [electronic resource] : media, medicine, and morals in the American obesity epidemic / Natalie Boero.
Publication Info. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Obesity as a "leading health indicator": public health, moral entrepreneurs, and a confluence of interests -- All the news that's fat to print: the American "obesity epidemic" and the media -- Normative pathology and unique disease: Weight Watchers, Overeaters Anonymous, and behavioral treatments for the obesity epidemic -- Bypassing blame: bariatric surgery, normative femininity, and the case of biomedical failure -- Conclusion: health at every size or thin at any price?
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Obesity -- Social aspects -- United States.
Obesity -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Health in mass media.
Body image.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780813553719 0813553717 0813553725 (DLC) 2011046939
ISBN 0813553725 (electronic bk.)
9780813553726 (electronic bk.)
9780813553719 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813553717 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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