Table of contents for Obesity : the making of an American epidemic / J. Eric Oliver.

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INTRODUCTION - A Big, Fat Problem
CHAPTER 1 - The Eye of the Beholder 
CHAPTER 2 - How Obesity Became an Epidemic Disease
CHAPTER 3 - Why We Hate Fat People
Chapter 4 - Fatness, Sex and the Free Market
Chapter 5 - Fat Genes and the Obesity Blame Game
CHAPTER 6 - Food, Fat, and Health: Super Sized Misperceptions
CHAPTER 7 - Exercise, Weight, and Health
CHAPTER 8 - Obesity Policy: The Fix is In
CHAPTER 9 - CONCLUSION - Unmaking the Obesity Epidemic

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Obesity -- United States.
Obesity -- United States.
Health -- United States.
Health Policy -- United States.
Prejudice -- United States.
Social Perception -- United States.