Fat-Talk Nation: The Human Costs of America's War on Fat
Released! 06/02/2015
Fat-Talk Nation: The Human Costs of America's War on Fat
by Susan Greenhalgh
Hardcover

In recent decades, America has been waging a veritable war on fat in which not just public health authorities, but every sector of society is engaged in constant “fat talk” aimed at educating, badgering, and ridiculing heavy people into shedding pounds. We hear a great deal about the dangers of fatness to the nation, but little about the dangers of today’s epidemic of fat talk to individuals and society at large. The human trauma caused by the war on fat is disturbing―and it is virtually u... read more