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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (2): 235–276.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to the obesity epidemic—a claim few accept. This article examines the organizational dynamics and policy process behind Coke's efforts to sway obesity policy—globally and in China, a critical market—during 1995–2015. Methods: In-depth, qualitative research during 2013–18 involved 10 weeks of fieldwork in Beijing...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 839–868.
Published: 01 October 2005
... of Fear:Anti-Obesity Law. Financial Times, February 24 . Greenblatt, Alan. 2003 . Obesity Epidemic: Can Americans Change Their Self-Destructive Habits? Congressional Quarterly Researcher 13 (4): 1 -3. Hensler, Deborah R. 2001a . Revisiting the Monster: New Myths and Realities of Class Action...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 February 2007
... and Law 31 : 887 -944. Oliver, J. Eric. 2006 . Fat Politics: The Real Story behind America's Obesity Epidemic . New York: Oxford University Press. Editor’s Note Changing the Guard Why is it we rejoice...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 978–985.
Published: 01 October 2005
.... If there are any lingering doubts over the ferocity of the debate concern- ing world food production, global public health, and the obesity epidemic, one need only consider the titles of the books in this review: Food Wars, Food Fight, and Bad Foods. The books’ subtitles are equally evocative of the ongoing...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 985–990.
Published: 01 October 2005
..., global public health, and the obesity epidemic, one need only consider the titles of the books in this review: Food Wars, Food Fight, and Bad Foods. The books’ subtitles are equally evocative of the ongoing struggle to wrestle with this hydra between the covers of a book; in descending order...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 785–802.
Published: 01 October 2005
...: Seven Steps to Government Action. Health Affairs 21 : 142 -153. Kluegel, J., and E. Smith. 1986 . Beliefs about Inequality: American's Views of What Is and What Ought to Be . New York: Aldine de Gruyter. McGinnis, J. M. 2004 . Obesity: An American Public Health Epidemic . Washington, DC...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 965–978.
Published: 01 October 2005
.... If there are any lingering doubts over the ferocity of the debate concern- ing world food production, global public health, and the obesity epidemic, one need only consider the titles of the books in this review: Food Wars, Food Fight, and Bad Foods. The books’ subtitles are equally evocative of the ongoing...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 923–954.
Published: 01 October 2005
.... Harris, M., R. Harris, and S. Bochner. 1982 . Fat,Four-Eyed and Female: Stereotypes of Obesity, Glasses, and Gender. Journal of Applied Social Psychology 6 : 503 -516. Hill, J., and J. Peters. 2001 . Environmental Contributions to the Obesity Epidemic. Science 280 : 1371 -1382. Hulse, C...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 991–993.
Published: 01 October 2005
... Industry, America’s Obesity Crisis, and What We Can Do about It (2003), addresses the epidemic of obesity and includes a concrete plan for reversing the trend of unhealthy eating and lack of exercise. Ellen J. Fried holds a master’s degree in food studies from New York University’s Department...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (3): 371–386.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... Kingdon, J. W. 2003 . Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies. 2nd ed. New York: Longman. Oliver, J. E. 2005 . Fat Politics: The Real Story behind America's Obesity Epidemic . New York: Oxford University Press. U.S. Surgeon General. 1996 . Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the U.S...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (4): 855–858.
Published: 01 August 2008
... policy. She is currently a Greenwall Fac- ulty Scholar and in 2006 received the Alice S. Hersh New Investigator Award from Academy­Health. She has authored more than seventy articles on the medical malprac- tice system, patient safety, research ethics, mass tort litigation, the obesity epidemic...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 803–838.
Published: 01 October 2005
... of the malnutrition crisis will not produce a formula for addressing the particular circumstances of the contemporary obesity epidemic. Instead it will suggest what may be use- ful parallels concerning the cultural and economic conditions surrounding childhood nutrition, the use and infl uence of numerical...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (3): 595–615.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and School Siting to Address the Obesity Epidemic . Report for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Conference on Obesity and the Built Environment, Washington, DC, May 24–26. Mota, J., M. Almeida, P. Santos, and J. C. Ribeiro. 2005 . Perceived Neighborhood Environments and Physical...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2012) 37 (4): 587–609.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Insurance Experiment . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Oliver A. 2009 . Can Financial Incentives Improve Health Equity? BMJ 339 : 3847 . Oliver E. J. 2006 . Fat Politics: The Real Story behind America's Obesity Epidemic . New York : Oxford University Press...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (1): 159–164.
Published: 01 February 2002
.... San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001. 596 pp. $48.95 cloth. Creating Sustainable Community Programs: Examples of Collaborative Public Administration. Mark R. Daniels, ed. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2001. 314 pp. $65.00 cloth. Fat: Fighting the Obesity Epidemic. Robert Pool. New York: Oxford University...