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Weighty Issues : Fatness and Thinness as Social Problems

Author: Jeffery Sobal
Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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: Jeffery Sobal
ISBN: 9781351328272 1351328271 9781351328258 1351328255
OCLC Number: 1067241117
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part, I Introduction --
chapter 1 Body Weight as a Social Problem / Jeffery Sobal Donna Maurer --
part, II Historical Foundations --
chapter 2 Children and Weight Control --
Priorities in the United States and France / Peter N. Stearns --
chapter 3 Fat Boys and Goody Girls --
Hilde Bruch's Work on Eating Disorders and the American Anxiety about Democracy, 1930-1960 / Paula Saukko --
part, III Medical Models --
chapter 4 Constitutional Types, Institutional Forms --
Reconfiguring Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches to Obesity in Early Twentieth-Century Biomedical Investigation / Mark T. Hamin --
chapter 5 Defining Perfect and Not-So-Perfect Bodies --
The Rise and Fall of the "Dreyer Method" for the Assessment of Physique and Fitness, 1918-26 / David Smith Sally Horrocks --
part, IV Gendered Dimensions --
chapter 6 Ideal Weight/Ideal Women --
Society Constructs the Female / Nita Mary McKinley --
chapter 7 Dieting Women --
Self-Surveillance and the Body Panopticon / John Germov Lauren Williams --
chapter 8 Fleshing Out the Discomforts of Femininity --
The Parallel Cases of Female Anorexia and Male Compulsive Bodgbuilding / Martha McCaughey --
part, V Institutional Components --
chapter 9 Commodity Knowledge in Consumer Culture --
The Role of Nutritional Health Promotion in the Making of the Diet Industrg / S. Bryn Austin --
chapter 10 Meanings of Weight among Dietitians and Nutritionists / Ellen S. Parham --
part, VI Collective Processes --
chapter 11 Too Skinny or Vibrant and Healthy? --
Weight Management in the Vegetarian Movement / Donna Maurer --
chapter 12 The Size Acceptance Movement and the Social Construction of Body Weight / Jeffery Sobal.
Responsibility: Jeffery Sobal.

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