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The Resource Reconstructing obesity : the meaning of measures and the measure of meanings, edited by Megan B. McCullough and Jessica A. Hardin

Reconstructing obesity : the meaning of measures and the measure of meanings, edited by Megan B. McCullough and Jessica A. Hardin

Label
Reconstructing obesity : the meaning of measures and the measure of meanings
Title
Reconstructing obesity
Title remainder
the meaning of measures and the measure of meanings
Statement of responsibility
edited by Megan B. McCullough and Jessica A. Hardin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the crowded and busy arena of obesity and fat studies, there is a lack of attention to the lived experiences of people, how and why they eat what they do, and how people in cross-cultural settings understand risk, health, and bodies. This volume addresses the lacuna by drawing on ethnographic methods and analytical emic explorations in order to consider the impact of cultural difference, embodiment, and local knowledge on understanding obesity. It is through this reconstruction of how obesity and fatness are studied and understood that a new discussion will be introduced and a new set of
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
362.1963/980072
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA645.O23
LC item number
R43 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2014 A-738
  • WD 210
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McCullough, Megan B
Series statement
Food, nutrition, and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obesity
  • Food habits
  • Food preferences
  • Body image
  • Obesity
  • Body Image
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Feeding Behavior
  • Food Preferences
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • Body image
  • Food habits
  • Food preferences
  • Obesity
Label
Reconstructing obesity : the meaning of measures and the measure of meanings, edited by Megan B. McCullough and Jessica A. Hardin
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Part III: Cultures of practice and conflicting interventions
  • Perspectives on diabetes and obesity from an anthropologist in behavioral medicine: Lessons learned from the "Diabetes Care in American Samoa" Project
  • Rochelle K. Rosen
  • Body image and weight concerns among Emirates women in the United Arab Emirates
  • Sarah Trainer
  • "Not neutral ground": Exploring school as a site for childhood obesity intervention and prevention programs
  • Part I: Global health, naturalizing measures, and universalizing effects
  • Tracey Galloway, Tina Moffat
  • Part IV: Fat etiologies, stigma, and gaps of care in biomedical models of obesity
  • An ounce of prevention, a ton of controversy: Exploring tensions in the fields of obesity and eating disorder prevention
  • Lisa R. Rubin, 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
  • 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
  • Part II: Large embodiment and histories of fat
Control code
859537255
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource ([x], 245 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299954601
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
ebr10774308
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • 3856cf4d-c3fb-43f1-9ae5-a5caf18ea8fa
  • 22573/ctt7j1ms0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859537255
Label
Reconstructing obesity : the meaning of measures and the measure of meanings, edited by Megan B. McCullough and Jessica A. Hardin
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Part III: Cultures of practice and conflicting interventions
  • Perspectives on diabetes and obesity from an anthropologist in behavioral medicine: Lessons learned from the "Diabetes Care in American Samoa" Project
  • Rochelle K. Rosen
  • Body image and weight concerns among Emirates women in the United Arab Emirates
  • Sarah Trainer
  • "Not neutral ground": Exploring school as a site for childhood obesity intervention and prevention programs
  • Part I: Global health, naturalizing measures, and universalizing effects
  • Tracey Galloway, Tina Moffat
  • Part IV: Fat etiologies, stigma, and gaps of care in biomedical models of obesity
  • An ounce of prevention, a ton of controversy: Exploring tensions in the fields of obesity and eating disorder prevention
  • Lisa R. Rubin, 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
  • 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
  • Part II: Large embodiment and histories of fat
Control code
859537255
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource ([x], 245 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299954601
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
ebr10774308
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 3856cf4d-c3fb-43f1-9ae5-a5caf18ea8fa
  • 22573/ctt7j1ms0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859537255

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