What is it about?

How many material elements contribute to the current 'obesity epidemic' ,and the need for a public health response that is social rather than individual, addressing food distribution and marketing.

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Why is it important?

Uses a new materialist approach to analyse data on obseity and sliming, making connections to the organisation of food production and the nee for food sovereignty.

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This page is a summary of: The Micropolitics of Obesity: Materialism, Markets and Food Sovereignty, Sociology, May 2016, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/0038038516647668.
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