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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2010) 35 (2): 227–276.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Michelle M. Mello Growing awareness of the role that food and beverage advertising plays in the epidemic of childhood obesity has prompted calls for stricter oversight of advertising practices. The food and beverage industries have taken voluntary steps in this direction, but many commentators have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 453–461.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Malana Essington; Attila J. Hertelendy Abstract Obesity affects America's children both in childhood and into their adult years. Unfortunately, a long history of public policy has done little to effectively reduce obesity among children. Federal programs including the National School Lunch Program...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 923–954.
Published: 01 October 2005
... -50. Erikson, R., M. MacKuen, and J. Stimson. 2001 . The Macro Polity . New York: Cambridge University Press. Field Research Corporation. 2003 . A Survey of Californians about the Problem of Childhood Obesity . Conducted for the California Endowment. October–November. www.calendow.org...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 February 2015
... ). Despite the fact that a large portion of the population is still malnourished and poor, thus leading to a dual nutrition problem, by 2010 the minister of health, José Gomes Temporão, stated that “the problem of Brazil is no longer malnutrition but childhood obesity and the increase in weight” (quoted in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2007) 32 (1): 131–138.
Published: 01 February 2007
... Oliver devotes to childhood obesity is a sign that he has overstated his case. The first mention of children’s health does not occur until page 147 (of 189 pages of prose). He states that “the biggest concern with obesity in America is with regard to our children” (161), noting that estimates of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 955–964.
Published: 01 October 2005
... obesity in adults as a major problem, and 74 percent said the same about childhood obesity. The percentage of people who rated childhood obesity a serious problem was 92 percent in the California Endowment poll and 95 percent in the Kaiser Family Foundation poll. Questionable Assumption 2...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 839–868.
Published: 01 October 2005
... focus on indi- 13. The gap between agenda importance and substantive action is analyzed in Kingdon 1984. 14. Childhood Obesity Reduction Act (S. 1172; the failed House version was H.R. 716); some public health advocacy groups dismissed the Frist legislation as “very suspect...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 869–923.
Published: 01 October 2005
... Movement and the Construction of Body Weight. In Weighty Issues:Fatness and Thinness as Social Problems , ed. Jeffery Sobal and Donna Maurer, 231 -249. New York: Aldine de Gruyter. Society for Nutrition Education. 2002 . Guidelines for Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs: Promoting Healthy Weight...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 965–978.
Published: 01 October 2005
... sobering. Yet despite the increased incidence of childhood obesity, busi- ness, government, and much of the public all think it is okay to target kids 972 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law with advertising. The authors assert that it is not a fair fi ght when parents must spar with...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 463–472.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... , Carroll M. D. , Kit B. K. , and Flegal K. M. 2014 . “ Prevalence of Childhood and Adult Obesity in the United States, 2011–2012 .” Journal of the American Medical Association 311 , no. 8 : 806 – 14 . Royer H. , Stehr M. , and Sydnor J. 2015 . “ Incentives...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 803–838.
Published: 01 October 2005
... and Growth in Children . New York: D. Appleton. Erikson, M. 2005 . Lessons Learned from Public Health Efforts and Their Relevance to Preventing Childhood Obesity. In Preventing Childhood Obesity: Health in the Balance ,ed. Jeffrey P. Koplan, Catharyn T. Liverman, and Vivica A. Kraak, 343 -375...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2012) 37 (1): 69–97.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Anna Kirkland The last dozen years have seen a massive transnational mobilization of the legal, political, and research communities in response to the worrisome hypothesis that vaccines could have a link to childhood autism and other developmental conditions. Vaccine critics, some already organized...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2007) 32 (1): 139–142.
Published: 01 February 2007
... devotes to childhood obesity is a sign that he has overstated his case. The first mention of children’s health does not occur until page 147 (of 189 pages of prose). He states that “the biggest concern with obesity in America is with regard to our children” (161), noting that estimates of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2007) 32 (1): 142–146.
Published: 01 February 2007
... Oliver devotes to childhood obesity is a sign that he has overstated his case. The first mention of children’s health does not occur until page 147 (of 189 pages of prose). He states that “the biggest concern with obesity in America is with regard to our children” (161), noting that estimates of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 785–802.
Published: 01 October 2005
... . Guilt, Fear,Stigma, and Knowledge Gaps: Ethical Issues in Public Health Communication. Bioethics 18 : 531 -552. Iyengar, S. 1991 . Is Anyone Responsible?How Television Frames Political Issues . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Kersh, R., and J. Morone. 2002 . The Politics of Obesity...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2009) 34 (6): 1035–1077.
Published: 01 December 2009
... . Injuries and Institutions: Tort Reform, Tort Theory, and Beyond. New York University Law Review 65 : 23 -77. Koplan, J. P., C. T. Liverman, V. I. Kraak, and S. L. Wisham, eds. 2007. Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity: How Do We Measure Up? Washington, DC: National Academies Press...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2006) 31 (6): 1165–1168.
Published: 01 December 2006
... T. Yuan, Brenda Jones Harden, and John Landsverk. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 2005. 240 pp. $49.95 cloth; $24.95 paper. Black Markets: The Supply and Demand of Body Parts. Michele Goodwin. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 304 pp. $30.00 cloth. “Childhood Obesity.” Special...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2009) 34 (6): 859–861.
Published: 01 December 2009
...? Sugarman admits that the devil is in the details (those implementa- tion issues arise again). But the general idea is to require tobacco com- panies to reduce the number of smokers, food companies to reduce levels of childhood obesity, gun companies to reduce the number of gun deaths, and so on. Is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2008) 33 (3): 617–638.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Johnson Foundation. Anderson, P., and K. Butcher. 2006 . Childhood Obesity: Trends and Potential Causes. Future of Children 16 (1): 19 -45. Boston Public Schools (BPS). 2006 . BPS at a Glance . boston.k12.ma.us/bps/bpsglance.asp (accessed August 31, 2006). Brink, L., and B. Yost...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2008) 33 (3): 595–615.
Published: 01 June 2008
...: Active Healthy Living: Prevention of Childhood Obesity through Increased Physical Activity. Pediatrics 117 : 1834 -1842. Davison, K. K., and C. T. Lawson. 2006 . Do Attributes in the Physical Environment Influence Children's Physical Activity? A Review of the Literature. International Journal of...