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Author Monaghan, Lee F., 1972-

Title Men and the war on obesity : a sociological study / Lee F. Monaghan
Published Abingdon ; New York : Routledge, 2008


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Description xiii, 214 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: beyond militarized medicine -- Bodily alignment and accounts: from excuses to repudiation -- Smoking guns, wartime injury, and survival: men and dieting -- McDonaldizing men's bodies: rationalization, irrationalities, and resistances -- Physical activity and obesity fighting campaigns: men's critical talk -- Conclusion: social fitness and health at every size
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Overweight men -- Social aspects.
Obesity -- Social aspects.
Body image in men.
LC no. 2007037745
ISBN 0415407117 hardback