Debating Obesity

Critical Perspectives

  • Emma Rich
  • Lee F. Monaghan
  • Lucy Aphramor

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Emma Rich, Lee F. Monaghan, Lucy Aphramor
    Pages 1-35
  3. Lee F. Monaghan, Michael Hardey
    Pages 60-89
  4. Emma Rich, John Evans, Laura De Pian
    Pages 139-163
  5. Lee F. Monaghan, Emma Rich, Lucy Aphramor
    Pages 219-258
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 259-270

About this book


This book brings together critical perspectives on some of the recent claims associated with the obesity crisis. It develops both theoretical and conceptual arguments around the obesity debate, as well as taking a more practical focus in terms of implications for the health professions to outline an agenda for a 'critical weight studies'.


children health obesity

Editors and affiliations

  • Emma Rich
    • 1
  • Lee F. Monaghan
    • 2
  • Lucy Aphramor
    • 3
  1. 1.University of BathUK
  2. 2.University of LimerickIreland
  3. 3.Coventry UniversityUK

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