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Fat-talk nation

Susan Greenhalgh

Fat-talk nation

the human costs of America"s war on fat

by Susan Greenhalgh

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weight loss

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-314) and index.

    StatementSusan Greenhalgh
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC628 .G743 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 323 pages
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27202919M
    ISBN 10080145395X
    ISBN 109780801453953
    LC Control Number2014048582
    OCLC/WorldCa898433387

    Fat-Talk Nation: The Human Costs of America’s War on Fat F eaturing heart-rending narratives of personal struggle with diets, workouts, “bad BMIs,” and eating disorders, Fat-Talk Nation shows how America’s war on fat, far from solving the obesity problem, is disrupting families and damaging the bodily and emotional health of young people.   "Fat-Talk Nation" documents the deep damage caused by the ubiquitous fat-talk in the absence of effective means available to most people to lose weight. It .

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    In Fat-Talk Nation, Susan Greenhalgh tells the story of today s fight against excess pounds by giving young people, the campaign s main target, an opportunity to speak about experiences that have long lain hidden in silence and shame. Get this from a library! Fat-talk nation: the human costs of America's war on fat. [Susan Greenhalgh] -- In recent decades, America has been waging a veritable war on fat in which not just public health authorities, but every sector of society is engaged in constant "fat talk" aimed at educating.


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Dr. Greenhaigh's book, "Fat-Talk Nation" reveals the deeply moving personal stories of victims of "America's War on Fat." Her narrative of sometimes traumatic ordeals of people mentioned in the book is disturbing and enlightening/5.

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The book aims to provide a human element to the deleterious consequences of combating obesity that, according to Greenhalgh, hurts everyone while simultaneously failing to help people lose weight. In the current health-obsessed American milieu, Greenhalgh argues that fat. Content: The Innocence of Father Brown - The Wisdom of Father Brown - The Donnington Affair - The Incredulity of Father Brown - The Secret of Father Brown - The Scandal of Father Brown.

In Fat-talk Nation: The Human Costs of America’s War on Fat (), she draws on the narratives of young Californians – her former students – to uncover the hidden effects of what began as a public health campaign but soon mushroomed into a society-wide war on fat.

The book illuminates how the fight against fat seeks to create a new kind. Book Summary A discussion of America's ongoing pursuit of thin body types analyzes the negative consequences of critical messages targeting plus-sized young people, collecting autobiographical.

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Greenhalgh, who is a professor of anthropology at Harvard, presents a collection of 45 narratives. "Relying on evocative stories and insightful analysis, Fat-Talk Nation is a powerful and absorbing expose of the unintended consequences of America's war on fat, making a convincing argument that a war on obesity is not just unwarranted and ineffective, but damaging―to people of all.

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Fat Talk Nation is divided into four parts comprising 10 chapters. In Part 1—“The Politics and Culture of Fat in America”—Greenhalgh presents most of the key points, including the concept of biocitizen,and its necessary conditions.

The essays we’ve read reveal how the societal war on fat is producing a generation of young Americans with spoiled identities whose members no longer see themselves as good, socially worthy persons. The dominant narrative on obesity expresses worry about the harm obesity does to the nation’s health, health-care costs, and productivity.

In my new book, “Fat-talk Nation: The Human Costs of America’s War on Fat” (Cornell, ), I argue that the intense concern about the obesity epidemic is producing a parallel epidemic of “fat talk” aimed at educating, badgering, and ridiculing heavy people into shedding pounds.

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