Biopolitics and the 'obesity epidemic' : governing bodies / edited by Jan Wright and Valerie Harwood. - New York, N. Y. : Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, c2009. - vi, 223 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. - Routledge studies in health and social welfare ; 3 .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Biopower, biopedagogies and the obesity epidemic / Jan Wright -- Theorizing biopedagogies / Valerie Harwood -- Friends, enemies and the cultural politics of critical obesity research / Michael Gard -- Bio-citizenship : virtue discourses and the birth of the bio-citizen / Christine Halse -- Doctor's orders : diagnosis, medical authority and the exploitation of the fat body / Annemarie Jutel -- Marked as 'pathological' : 'fat' bodies as virtual confessors / Samantha Murray -- An impossible task? : preventing disordered eating in the context of the current obesity panic / Natalie Beausoleil -- Governing healthy family lifestyles through discourses of risk and responsibility / Simone Fullagar -- Pedagogizing families through obesity discourse / Lisette Burrows -- Canadian youth's discursive constructions of health in the context of obesity discourse / Geneviève Rail -- Performative health in schools : welfare policy, neoliberalism and social regulation? / Emma Rich and John Evans -- Disgusting pedagogies / Deana Leahy -- The rise of the corporate curriculum : fatness, fitness, and whiteness / Laura Azzarito -- Biopedagogies and beyond / Valerie Walkerdine.

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Obesity--Social aspects.
Biopolitics.
Discourse analysis.
Obesity--epidemiology--Canada.
Obesity--epidemiology--United States.
Public Policy--Canada.
Public Policy--United States.

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