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Mass consumption : scientific fact-(un)making in popular diet literature

Author: Sean R Scheiderer
Publisher: 2002.
Dissertation: M.A. Ohio State University 2002
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : Manuscript   Archival Material : English

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Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Sean R Scheiderer
OCLC Number: 50442007
Notes: Advisor: Brian Rotman, Dept. of Comparative Studies.
Description: x, 145 leaves : illustrations
Responsibility: by Sean R. Scheiderer.


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Mass consumption : Scientific Fact-(Un)Making in Popular Diet Literature

by trashawk (WorldCat user published 2012-02-22) Excellent Permalink

Uses the tools of both Comparative Literature and Science & Technology Studies to explore the rich rhetoric of dieting. The main analysis discovers the strategic similarities and differences between the mainstream nutritional thinking in "Dieting for Dummies" by Jane Kirby (Registered Dietician)...
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