Law as a tool in "the war on obesity": useful interventions, maybe, but, first, what's the problem?

  • W A Bogart
  • Published 2013 in
    The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal…

Abstract

This article explores the effectiveness of legal interventions to promote healthier eating/drinking and exercise in responding to obesity. Undue emphasis on weight loss and prevention of excess gain have largely been failures and have fueled prejudice against fat people. A major challenge lies in shifting norms: away from stigmatization of the obese and… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jlme.12003

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@article{Bogart2013LawAA, title={Law as a tool in "the war on obesity": useful interventions, maybe, but, first, what's the problem?}, author={W A Bogart}, journal={The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics}, year={2013}, volume={41 1}, pages={28-41} }