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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 923–954.
Published: 01 October 2005
...J. Eric Oliver; Taeku Lee Health policy experts have recently sounded the warning about the severe health and economic consequences of America's growing rates of obesity. Despite this fact, obesity has only begun to enter America's political consciousness and we have little information about what...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 839–868.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Rogan Kersh; James A. Morone Health care politics are changing. They increasingly focus not on avowedly public projects (such as building the health care infrastructure) but on regulating private behavior. Examples include tobacco, obesity, abortion, drug abuse, the right to die, and even a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 869–923.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Abigail C. Saguy; Kevin W. Riley Despite recent and growing media attention surrounding obesity in the United States, the so-called obesity epidemic remains a highly contested scientific and social fact. This article examines the contemporary obesity debate through systematic examination of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 955–964.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Kelly D. Brownell © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 © 2005 by Duke University Press. Commentary The Chronicling of Obesity: Growing Awareness of Its Social, Economic, and Political Contexts...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 965–978.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Ellen J. Fried Michael E. Oakes. Bad Foods: Changing Attitudes about What We Eat . New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 2004. 136 pp. $29.95 cloth. Kelly D. Brownell and Katherine Battle Horgen. Food Fight: The Inside Story of the Food Industry, America's Obesity Crisis, and What We Can Do...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2007) 32 (1): 131–138.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Michael T. Heaney J. Eric Oliver. Fat Politics: The Real Story behind America's Obesity Epidemic. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. 240 pp. $28.00 cloth. Duke University Press 2007 Campos, Paul. 2004 . The Obesity Myth: Why America's Obsession with Weight is Hazardous to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 73–99.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Eduardo J. Gómez Abstract Why do governments pursue obesity legislation? And is the case of Brazil unique compared with other nations when considering the politics of policy reform? Using a nested analytic approach to comparative research, I found that theoretical frameworks accounting for why...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 451–452.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Harold A. Pollack Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Activists debate whether obesity and related nutrition and inactivity risk factors have finally overtaken tobacco use as the leading cause of preventable mortality and morbidity in the United States today. Whatever the outcome...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 463–472.
Published: 01 June 2016
...John Cawley Abstract A large number and range of policies to address the obesity epidemic have been implemented. However, the prevalence of obesity has continued to rise, or at best has leveled off, and many individual interventions have had disappointing results. This has led some people to...
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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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Published: 01 August 2016
Figure 11 Marginal Effect of Becoming Obese at Baseline on Lifetime Health Care and Medical Costs Source : Bhattacharya and Sood 2011 Figure 11. Marginal Effect of Becoming Obese at Baseline on Lifetime Health Care and Medical Costs. / Source: Bhattacharya and Sood 2011 More
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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 2008) 33 (3): 455–496.
Published: 01 June 2008
... that planning practitioners and active-living proponents can adapt and transfer these policy lessons from Wisconsin to address the complex relationships of the built environment, physical activity, and the nation's current obesity problem through state and local planning reforms. © 2008 by Duke...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 7611659.
Published: 07 June 2019
... obesity. However, stakeholders reported that program implementation was not sensitive to specific constraints, priorities, and resource needs of SNHs. Some of the policies relating to outpatient partnerships, reporting of quality metrics, and monitoring low-income populations were perceived to have placed...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): iv.
Published: 01 October 2005
... 2005 Contents Special Issue: The Politics of Obesity Editor’s Note Mark Schlesinger 785 The Popeye Principle: Selling Child Health in the First Nutrition Crisis Laura Lovett 803 Obesity...
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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 February 2007) 32 (1): 139–142.
Published: 01 February 2007
... behind America’s Obesity Epidemic. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. 240 pp. $28.00 cloth. U.S. surgeon general David Satcher declared obesity a major public health problem in his 2001 Call to Action. He warned that “overweight and obe- sity may not be infectious diseases, but they have...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2007) 32 (1): 142–146.
Published: 01 February 2007
... Oliver. Fat Politics: The Real Story behind America’s Obesity Epidemic. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. 240 pp. $28.00 cloth. U.S. surgeon general David Satcher declared obesity a major public health problem in his 2001 Call to Action. He warned that “overweight and obe- sity may not be...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2005) 30 (5): 991–993.
Published: 01 October 2005
... 2005 Contributors Kelly D. Brownell is professor and chair of psychology at Yale University, where he also serves as professor of epidemiology and public health and as director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity. He has...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2016) 41 (3): 311–313.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the first time that obesity was a major threat to public health (Brody 1985 ). Since that time, a number of policies—from simple nudges to regulatory controls—at the local, state, and national level have been implemented to address the obesity problem. Thirty years later, this issue offers a Point...