Fat Planet : Obesity, Culture, and Symbolic Body Capital

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  • Author(s): Eileen P. Anderson-Fye; Alexandra Brewis
  • Series:
    School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series
  • Publication Information:
    Santa Fe : University of New Mexico Press Published in Association with School for Advanced Research Press. 2017
  • Additional Information
    • Publication Type:
      eBook.
    • Abstract:
      The average size of human bodies all over the world has been steadily rising over recent decades. The total count of people clinically labeled “obese” is now at least three times what it was in 1980. Fat Planet represents a collaborative effort to consider at a global scale what fat stigma is and what it does to people. Making use of an array of social science perspectives applied in multiple settings, the authors examine the interplay of weight, wealth, history, culture, and meaning to fat and its social rejection. They explore the notion of symbolic body capital—the power of non-fat bodies to do what people need or want. In so doing, they illustrate the complex and quickly shifting dynamics in thinking about fat—often considered personal yet powerfully influenced by and influential upon the broader world in which we live.
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    • Related ISBNs:
      9780826358004. 9780826358011.
    • Accession Number:
      967457129
    • Accession Number:
      1424624
    • Publication Information:
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  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      EILEEN P. ANDERSON-FYE; ALEXANDRA BREWIS. Fat Planet : Obesity, Culture, and Symbolic Body Capital. Santa Fe: University of New Mexico Press Published in Association with School for Advanced Research Press, 2017. ISBN 9780826358004. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1424624. Acesso em: 6 jul. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Eileen P. Anderson-Fye, Alexandra Brewis. Fat Planet : Obesity, Culture, and Symbolic Body Capital. Santa Fe: University of New Mexico Press Published in Association with School for Advanced Research Press; 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1424624. Accessed July 6, 2020.
    • AMA11:
      Eileen P. Anderson-Fye, Alexandra Brewis. Fat Planet : Obesity, Culture, and Symbolic Body Capital. University of New Mexico Press Published in Association with School for Advanced Research Press; 2017. Accessed July 6, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1424624
    • APA:
      Eileen P. Anderson-Fye, & Alexandra Brewis. (2017). Fat Planet : Obesity, Culture, and Symbolic Body Capital. University of New Mexico Press Published in Association with School for Advanced Research Press.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Eileen P. Anderson-Fye, and Alexandra Brewis. 2017. Fat Planet : Obesity, Culture, and Symbolic Body Capital. School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series. Santa Fe: University of New Mexico Press Published in Association with School for Advanced Research Press. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1424624.
    • Harvard:
      Eileen P. Anderson-Fye and Alexandra Brewis (2017) Fat Planet : Obesity, Culture, and Symbolic Body Capital. Santa Fe: University of New Mexico Press Published in Association with School for Advanced Research Press (School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1424624 (Accessed: 6 July 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Eileen P. Anderson-Fye & Alexandra Brewis 2017, Fat Planet : Obesity, Culture, and Symbolic Body Capital, School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series, University of New Mexico Press Published in Association with School for Advanced Research Press, Santa Fe, viewed 6 July 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Eileen P. Anderson-Fye, and Alexandra Brewis. Fat Planet : Obesity, Culture, and Symbolic Body Capital. University of New Mexico Press Published in Association with School for Advanced Research Press, 2017. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1424624.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Eileen P. Anderson-Fye, and Alexandra Brewis. Fat Planet : Obesity, Culture, and Symbolic Body Capital. School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series. Santa Fe: University of New Mexico Press Published in Association with School for Advanced Research Press, 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1424624.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Eileen P. Anderson-Fye, Alexandra Brewis. Fat Planet : Obesity, Culture, and Symbolic Body Capital [Internet]. Santa Fe: University of New Mexico Press Published in Association with School for Advanced Research Press; 2017 [cited 2020 Jul 6]. (School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1424624