The Economics of Obesity Poverty, Income Inequality and Health

This book offers a new perspective about the relationship of obesity to poverty and inequality providing a fascinating insight into the factors that influence individual choices regarding eating habits, diet and other behavioral patterns relevant to obesity. The authors explore a unique socioeconomi...

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Main Authors: Alavi Hojjat, Tahereh, Hojjat, Rata (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Singapore Springer Singapore 2017, 2017
Series:SpringerBriefs in Public Health
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book offers a new perspective about the relationship of obesity to poverty and inequality providing a fascinating insight into the factors that influence individual choices regarding eating habits, diet and other behavioral patterns relevant to obesity. 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
Physical Description:XXVIII, 84 p. 5 illus., 2 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9789811029110