Tipping the Social Scales

Ulrich, Clare
September 2002
Human Ecology;Sep2002, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p19
Academic Journal
Focuses on a study conducted in the U.S. by the nutritional sociologist Jeffery Sobal of Cornell University in New York on the changes in attitudes about body weight during the life course of a person. Historical regard of body weight as a marginal sociological concern; Association of marital status with obesity. INSET: The Wages of Weight.


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