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The Economics of Obesity : Poverty, Income Inequality and Health, Paperback / softback Book

The Economics of Obesity : Poverty, Income Inequality and Health Paperback / softback

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Public Health series

Description

Providing a fascinating insight into the factors that influence individual choices regarding eating habits, diet and other behavioral patterns relevant to obesity, this book offers a new perspective about the relationship of obesity to poverty and inequality.

The authors explore a unique socioeconomic model that helps build the framework to understand the causes of obesity and its relation to health, science, and economics.

An essential read for policy makers who are seeking a framework to address this problem.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 84 pages, 2 Illustrations, color; 3 Illustrations, black and white; XXVIII, 84 p. 5 illus., 2 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag, Singapore
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social issues & processes
  • ISBN: 9789811029103

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