Klein, Richard
September 1994
New Republic;9/19/94-9/26/94, Vol. 211 Issue 12/13, p28
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.


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