Governing obesity policies from England, France, Germany and Scotland.

@article{Vallgrda2015GoverningOP,
  title={Governing obesity policies from England, France, Germany and Scotland.},
  author={Signild Vallg{\aa}rda},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={147},
  pages={
          317-23
        }
}
Defining a phenomenon as a political problem could be considered a crucial part of any political process. Body weight, when categorised as obesity, has been defined as a political problem since the beginning of the 21st century and has entered the political agenda in many countries. In this article, I present a study of four plans from four Western European countries: England, France, Germany and Scotland, identifying how obesity is defined as a political issue. The questions addressed are: How… CONTINUE READING
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