SpringerBriefs in Public Health

The Economics of Obesity

Poverty, Income Inequality and Health

Authors: Alavi Hojjat, Tahereh, Hojjat, Rata

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  • Explores behavioural patterns relevant to this important global issue, which is of high interest to a broad audience
  • Digestible read that brings together a multitude of topics on obesity previously not discussed in one book
  • Provides a unique framework for justifications for government food policy interventions
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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.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $54.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-2911-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $69.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-10-2910-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Economics of Obesity
Book Subtitle
Poverty, Income Inequality and Health
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Public Health
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-2911-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-2911-0
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-2910-3
Series ISSN
2192-3698
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 84
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 2 illustrations in colour
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