TITLE

BIG COUNTRY

AUTHOR(S)
Klein, Richard
PUB. DATE
September 1994
SOURCE
New Republic;9/19/94-9/26/94, Vol. 211 Issue 12/13, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the factors which contribute to the increase in the number of obese people in the U.S. as of 1994. Role of marketers of the health-industrial complex in the problem of obesity; Correlation between obesity and impoverishment; Advantages of being fat; Implications of the medicalization of food that accompanies its transformation into a drug; Argument against the prejudice that assumes obese people are less sexual than normal people.
ACCESSION #
9409167577

 

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