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Fat-talk Nation

The Human Costs of America's War on Fat

by Susan Greenhalgh

Hardcover, pages cm, Cornell Univ Pr, List Price: $26.95 |

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Fat-talk Nation
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The Human Costs of America's War on Fat
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Susan Greenhalgh

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A discussion of America's ongoing pursuit of thin body types analyzes the negative consequences of critical messages targeting plus-sized young people, collecting autobiographical narratives by individuals whose lives have been compromised by unhealthy recommendations and discrimination.