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Title LinkReconstructing obesity : the meaning of measures and the measure of meanings / edited by Megan B. McCullough and Jessica A. Hardin.
Edition First edition.
Distribution New York : Berghahn Books, 2013.
Description viii, 245 pages :  illustrations ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( Food, nutrition, and culture ; ; v. 2 )
Series ( Food, nutrition, and culture.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Resocializing body weight, obesity, and health agency / Anne E. Becker -- The mismeasure of obesity / Emily Yates-Doerr -- "Diabesity" and the stigmatizing of lifestyle in Australia / Darlene McNaughton -- Obesity in Cuba : memories of the special period and approaches to weight loss today / Hanna Garth -- Fasting for health, fasting for God : Samoan evangelical Christian responses to obesity and chronic disease / Jessica A. Hardin -- Perspectives on diabetes and obesity from an anthrolopogist in behavioral medicine : lessons learned from the "Diabetes care in American Samoa" project / Rochelle K. Rosen -- Body image and weight concerns among Emirati women in the United Arab Emirates / Sarah Trainer -- "Not neutral ground" : exploring school as a site for childhood obesity intervention and prevention programs / Tracey Galloway and Tina Moffat -- An ounce of prevention, a ton of controversy : exploring tensions in the fields of obesity and eating disorder prevention / Lisa R. Rubin and Jessica A. Joseph -- Fat and knocked-up : an embodied analysis of stigma, visibility, and invisibility in the biomedical management of an obese pregnancy / Megan B. McCullough.
Subject LinkObesity -- Cross-cultural studies.
LinkFood habits -- Cross-cultural studies.
LinkFood preferences -- Cross-cultural studies.
LinkBody image -- Cross-cultural studies.
Subject LinkBody image.
LinkFood habits.
LinkFood preferences.
LinkCross-cultural studies.
Add.Author LinkMcCullough, Megan B.

System Number 000680744
ISBN Link9781782381419 (hardback : alk. paper)
Link1782381414 (hardback : alk. paper)
Link9781782381426 (institutional ebook)

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