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Fat Studies and Health at Every Size

References and Further Reading

Aphramor L (2005) Is A Weight-Centred Health Framework Salutogenic? Some Thoughts on Unhinging Certain Dietary Ideologies. Social Theory & Health 3:315-340.

Badger S (2008) A genetic diagnosis for obesity: social and moral experiences of the body and responsibility in childhood. PhD Dissertation. University of Cambridge.

BBC Radio 4 (2007) The Investigation: The Truth About Obesity. Accessed 3 April, 2008 (Broadcast 22/11/07).

Boero N (2007) All the News that's Fat to Print: The American "Obesity Epidemic" and the Media. Qualitative Sociology 30:41-60.

Bordo (1993) Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture and the Body. London: Uni. of California Press.

Braziel JE and LeBesco K (2001) Bodies out of Bounds: Fatness and Transgression. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Uni. of California Press.

Campos P (2004) The Obesity Myth: Why America's Obsession with Weight is Hazardous to Your Health. New York: Gotham Books.

Colls R (2002) Review of 'Bodies out of bounds: fatness and transgression' Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography 9 218-20.

Cooper C (1998) Fat and Proud: The Politics of Size, Women's Press.

DH (2006) Measuring Childhood Obesity: Guidance to Primary Care Trusts. Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_4126385 Accessed 3/4/08.

DH (2008) Cross Government Obesity Unit Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: A Cross-Government Strategy for England PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/ DH_082378 Accessed 3/4/08.

Ernsberger P (2004) Obesity Is an Early Symptom of Diabetes, Not Its Cause. Health at Every Size 18(5)67-69.

Evans B (2006) 'Gluttony or Sloth': critical geographies of bodies and morality in (anti)obesity policy. Area 38:259-267.

Evans B and Colls R (Forthcoming) Measuring Fatness, Governing Bodies: The Spatialities of the Body Mass Index (BMI) in Anti-Obesity Politics. Accepted for publication in Antipode.

Evans J (2003) Physical Education and health: a polemic or 'let them eat cake!'. European Physical Education Review 9:87-101.

Evans J, Rich E, Davies B and Allwood R (2008) Education, Disordered Eating and Obesity Discourse: Fat Fabrications. London: Routledge.

Foresight (2007) Tackling Obesities: Future Choices Project Report. London: HMSO.

Franzosi M G (2006) Should we continue to use BMI as a cardiovascular risk factor? The Lancet 268:624-625.

Gard M and Wright J (2005) The Obesity Epidemic: Science, Morality and Ideology. London: Routledge.

Guthman J and DuPuis M (2006) Embodying neoliberalism: economy, culture, and the politics of fat. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 24:427-448.

Hacking I (2006) Genetics, biosocial groups and the future of identity Daedus Fall 81-95.

HOC (2004) Health Select Committee Report: Obesity. London: The Stationary Office.

Holm S (2007) Obesity interventions and ethics Obesity reviews 9 (suppl.1) 207-210.

LeBesco K (2004) Revolting Bodies?: The Struggle to Redefine Fat Identity. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.

Longhurst R (2005) Making Space for Fat Bodies. Progress in Human Geography 29:247-259.

Monaghan L E (2007a) Body Mass Index, Masculinities and Moral Worth: Men's Critical Talk about 'Appropriate' Weight-for-Height. Sociology of Health & Illness. 29:584-609.

Monaghan LE (2008) Men and the War on Obesity: a sociological study. Routledge: London.

Robison J I (2005) Health at every size: toward a new paradigm of weight and health Medscape General Medicine 7:3 13.

Romero-Corral A, et al (2006) Association of bodyweight with total mortality and with cardiovascular events in coronary artery disease: a systematic review of cohort studies. The Lancet 368:666-78.

Throsby K (2007) 'Happy re-birthday: weight loss surgery and the "new me"', Body & Society, 14:1, 117-133.

Tomrley C (2009) 'Beth Ditto, Spectacular Spectacle in Blue Spandex: Looking for fat positive images in celebrity gossip' in Tomrley, C. and Kaloski Naylor, A (eds). Fat Studies in the UK. York: Raw Nerve.