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Delgado, Melvin
Social justice and the urban obesity crisis : implications for social work / Melvin Delgado
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Columbia University Press, [2013]
book jacket
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 4th Floor  RA645.O23 D45 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Obesity -- Social aspects
Social justice
Physical Description viii, 266 pages ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Media Type unmediated
Carrier Type volume
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [195]-253) and index
Contents Setting the context -- Introduction -- A social justice paradigm -- The extent of the national obesity crisis -- Health, economic, and social consequences of obesity -- Lack of access to healthy foods -- Limits to places and spaces for physical exercise -- Food industry practices -- Challenges in measuring overweight and obesity -- Community-led health promotion approaches -- Health promotion -- Youth-focused interventions -- Community garden interventions -- Community-based food initiatives -- Implications for social work practice and research

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