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Weight of Modernity An Intergenerational Study of the Rise of Obesity [electronic resource] :

  • Banwell, Cathy. author. , Broom, Dorothy. author. , Davies, Anna. author. , Dixon, Jane. author.
  • 2012
Weight of Modernity An Intergenerational Study of the Rise of Obesity [electronic resource] :
  • Data Type
    Book
  • Title/Author
    Weight of Modernity[electronic resource] :An Intergenerational Study of the Rise of Obesity / by Cathy Banwell, Dorothy Broom, Anna Davies, Jane Dixon.
  • Author
    Banwell, Cathy., author., Broom, Dorothy., author., Davies, Anna., author., Dixon, Jane., author.
  • Authors
    SpringerLink (Online service)
  • Phy Desc.
    X, 198 p. : online resource.
  • Contents Note
    Chapter 1. The big Australian: obesity in the modern world -- Chapter 2. An intergenerational study design -- Chapter 3. From habit to choice: Transformations in family dining -- Chapter 4. How convenience is shaping Australian diets: The disappearing dessert -- Chapter 5.From social leisure to exhaustion: a tale of two revolutions -- Chapter 6. Fitness marginalises fun and friendship -- Chapter 7. The rise of automobility -- Chapter 8. The weight of time: from full to fragmented in 50 years -- Chapter 9. Social forces shaping life chances and life choices -- Chapter 10. Restoring coherence to a stressed social system.
  • Topical Term
    Medicine.
    Public health.
    Population.
    Sociology.
    Medicine & Public Health.
    Public Health.
    Sociology, general.
    Population Economics.
  • Host Item
    Springer eBooks
  • Additional Item
    Printed edition: 9789048189564
  • ISBN
    9789048189571
  • Language
    English