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Introduction

  • Megan WarinEmail author
  • Tanya Zivkovic
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Abstract

In the introduction, Warin and Zivkovic set the scene for the premise and ethnographic location of the book, and the politics of conducting fieldwork with a community being targeted by a statewide obesity intervention. The book has a dual purpose: exploring community responses to fatness and obesity, and the unfolding politics of research relationships with external partners. Key theoretical tropes that weave throughout the argument are introduced, including the politics of knowledge, the distaste of class, and differing realities of obesity.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of AdelaideAdelaideAustralia

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