Princeton University Library Catalog

Geographies of obesity : environmental understandings of the obesity epidemic / edited by Jamie Pearce, Karen Witten.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2010.
Description:
xxii, 331 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction : bringing a geographical perspective to understanding the 'obesity epidemic' / Jamie Pearce and Karen Witten -- The emerging obesity epidemic : an introduction / Barry M. Popkin -- Contextual determinants of obesity : an overview / Daniel Kim and Ichiro Kawachi -- Changing food environment and obesity : an overview / Janet Hoek and Rachael McLean -- Understanding the local food environment and obesity / Lukar E. Thornton and Anne M. Kavanagh -- Childhood obesity and the food environment / Mat Walton and Louise Signal -- The role of the changing built environment in shaping our shape / Billie Giles-Corti ... [et al.] -- Understanding the local physical activity environment and obesity / Gavin Turrell --
  • Childhood obesity, physical activity, and the physical environment / Melody Oliver and Grant Schofield -- Policy responses and obesogenic food environments / Katrina Giskes -- Policy responses and the physical environment / Mylène Riva and Sarah Curtis -- Residential environments and obesity : estimating causal effects / Graham Moon -- Measuring obesogenic environments : representing place in studies of obesity / Dianna Smith ... [et al.] -- Recourse to discourse : talk and text as avenues to understand environments of obesity / Robin Kearns -- Conclusions : common themes and emerging questions / Jamie Pearce and Karen Witten.
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ISBN:
  • 9780754676195 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • 0754676196 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • 9780754699415 (ebk.)
  • 0754699412 (ebk.)
LCCN:
2009031068
OCLC:
430442947
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RCP:
C - S