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Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis: Implications for Social Work

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160094
eISBN:
9780231534253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160094.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

A number of economic, cultural, and contextual factors are driving urban America's obesity crisis, which can create chronic health conditions for those least able to manage them. Considering urban ... More


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Melvin Delgado

in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis: Implications for Social Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160094
eISBN:
9780231534253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160094.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book explores the problem of urban obesity among people of color from individual, family, group, community, and policy perspectives. It charts the history of urban obesity in communities of ... More


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