Item description for Social Aspects of Obesity (Culture and Ecology of Food and Nutrition,) by Igor De Garine...
This collection of essays examines obesity not as an objective medical or psychological problem, but as a subjective social and cultural phenomenon. The contributors take a cross-cultural perspective, examining both the negative casting of obesity in developed countries and the traditional view of obesity as a positive characteristic in subsistence societies which is threatened by the dominance of Western culture.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.82" Width: 5.98" Height: 1.02" Weight: 1.19 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1995
ISBN 2884491864 ISBN13 9782884491860
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