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Hardcover Obesity and the Family Book

ISBN: 0866561625

ISBN13: 9780866561624

Obesity and the Family

How fat must one be to be considered obese? Why do fat parents tend to have have fat children, whether they are biologically related or not? How does one's social situation affect one's body weight? Why is fatness prevalent among the poor in westernized countries? This thoroughly fascinating volume explores the phenomenon of obesity, a condition common to nearly 15 percent of all Americans. Experts offer unique sociological insights into the relationship...


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