Adolescents’ perspectives on personal and societal responsibility for childhood obesity – the study of beliefs through “serious” game (PlayDecide)

@inproceedings{Timotijevic2018AdolescentsPO,
  title={Adolescents’ perspectives on personal and societal responsibility for childhood obesity – the study of beliefs through “serious” game (PlayDecide)},
  author={Lada Timotijevic and Marcela Acu{\~n}a-Rivera and Raymond Gemen and Susanna Kugelberg and Kate McBarron and Monique Raats and Maria Zolotonosa},
  year={2018}
}
The dominant approaches to public health policy on childhood obesity are based on the neoliberal emphasis of personal choice and individual responsibility. We study adolescents’ (N=81) beliefs about responsibility for childhood obesity as a public health issue, through an innovative participatory method, PlayDecide, organised in two countries: the UK and Spain. There is no evidence of a blanket rejection of individual responsibility, rather, a call for renegotiation of the values that inform… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Similar Papers

Topics from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.