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Medical professionals, social policy makers, and the media have all declared that Canada is in the grip of an obesity epidemic. Conceptualizing obesity as a biological condition, these experts insist that it needs to be "prevented" and "managed."

Obesity in Canada takes a broader, critical perspective of our supposed epidemic. Examining obesity in its cultural and historica
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Paperback, 496 pages
Published April 14th 2016 by University of Toronto Press
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