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XXL : obesity and the limits of shame

Author: Neil Seeman; Patrick Luciani
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2011
Series: University of Toronto Centre for Public Management monograph series.
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XXL challenges governments to abandon top-down planning solutions in favour of bottom-up innovations to confront the obesity crisis.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Seeman; Patrick Luciani
ISBN: 9780772786296 0772786291
OCLC Number: 755882598
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 162 pages) : illustrations, digital file.
Contents: Introduction: the genesis of shame --
The paradoxical costs of fat --
(Nearly) everything causes obesity, and (almost) everyone is different --
One-size-fits-nobody --
Healthy living vouchers.
Series Title: University of Toronto Centre for Public Management monograph series.
Responsibility: Neil Seeman and Patrick Luciani.
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'This book takes a fresh, bold, and deep look at an important human error stemming from the illusions of control and the overestimation of knowledge of the human body and behavior. It shows the Read more...

 
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