Weight Loss Industry

Weight Loss Industry: Selected full-text books and articles

The Garden of Eating: Food, Sex, and the Hunger for Meaning By Jeremy Iggers Basic Books, 1996
Librarian's tip: Chap. 6 "The Gospel according to Weight Watchers"
Am I Thin Enough Yet? The Cult of Thinness and the Commercialization of Identity By Sharlene Hesse-Biber Oxford University Press, 1997
Librarian's tip: Chap. 3 "There's No Business like the Body Business: Food, Dieting, and Recovery"
Fat: Fighting the Obesity Epidemic By Robert Pool Oxford University Press, 2001
Librarian's tip: Chap. Eight "One Pill Makes You Larger, One Pill Makes You Small"
The First Amendment and FTC Weight-Loss Advertising Regulation By Galloway, Chester S The Journal of Consumer Affairs, Vol. 37, No. 2, Winter 2003
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The Beauty Myth and Female Consumers: The Controversial Role of Advertising By Stephens, Debra Lynn; Hill, Ronald Paul; Hanson, Cynthia The Journal of Consumer Affairs, Vol. 28, No. 1, Summer 1994
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Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).
Fed Up: Women and Food in America By Catherine Manton Bergin & Garvey, 1999
Librarian's tip: Chap. 6 "Disturbed Eating"
Starving for Salvation: The Spiritual Dimensions of Eating Problems among American Girls and Women By Michelle Mary Lelwica Oxford University Press, 1999
Librarian's tip: "Less Fat, More Filling: Introducing Culture Lite" begins on p. 74
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