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Title Overweight and obesity in America's children : causes, consequences, solutions / special editor of this volume, Amy B. Jordan
Published Los Angeles : Sage Publications, [2008]
©2008
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Description 243 pages : illustrations
Series Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 0002-7162 ; v. 615
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science ; v. 615
Contents Childhood overweight and the relationship between parent behaviors, parenting style, and family functioning / Kyung Rhee -- Children's healthy weight and the school environment / Laura C. Leviton -- Childhood overweight and the built environment : making technology part of the solution rather than part of the problem / Amy Hillier -- Childhood obesity prevention : successful community-based efforts / Laure DeMattia, Shannon Lee Denney -- The Effects of food marketing on children's preference : testing the moderating roles of age and gender / Ariel Chernin -- Children, television viewing, and weight status : summary and recommendations from an expert panel meeting / Amy B. Jordan, Thomas N. Robinson -- Calories for sale : food marketing to children in the Twenty-first Century / Susan Linn, Courtney L. Novosat -- First Amendment implications of restricting food and beverage marketing in schools / Samantha K. Graff -- Assessing the feasibility and impact of federal childhood obesity policies / Victoria L. Brescoll, Rogan Kersh, Kelly D. Brownell -- Generation O : addressing childhood overweight before it's too late / Laura M. Segal, Emily A. Gadola -- Mobilizing to defeat the childhood obesity epidemic / Tom Harkin -- Confronting childhood obesity / Sam Brownback -- What can we do to control childhood obersity? / William H. Dietz, Thomas N. Robinson -- Quick read synopsis : Overweight and obesity in America's children : causes, consequences, solutions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Obesity in children -- United States.
Overweight children -- United States.
Obesity -- etiology.
Overweight -- etiology.
Child.
Health Policy.
Obesity -- prevention & control.
Overweight -- prevention & control.
United States.
Author Jordan, Amy B. (Amy Beth)
American Academy of Political and Social Science.
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