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Governing health and consumption : sensible citizens, behaviour and the city

Author: Clare Herrick
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book critically explores the urban governance of healthy lifestyles and the contemporary problematisations of the obesity, sedentarism and alcohol "epidemics".

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clare Herrick
ISBN: 9781847426383 1847426387
OCLC Number: 898545202
Description: xi, 250 p. : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction; Being sensible; Governing behaviour change in risky environments; Obesity and strategies of rule; The incidentally sensible city; Events and the lucratively sensible city; The sensible drinker and the persistence of pleasure; Spatial governance and the night-time economy; What life is this? Some concluding thoughts
Responsibility: Clare Herrick.

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