Fat Nation: A History of Obesity in America

By Engel, Jonathan

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9781538117743
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Rowman & Littlefield


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Reviewed on November 15, 2018  |  Science & Technology

This ambitious effort from U.S health and social welfare policy scholar and CUNY professor Engel (Unaffordable: American Healthcare from Johnson to Trump) details the cultural history of U.S. obesity. The author argues that critical changes to the workforce and the decentralization of communities, paired with the introduction of technology, most notably automation, have drastically contributed to a rise in obesity in post-World Wor...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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