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4%OFFKima Cargill - The Psychology of Overeating: Food and the Culture of Consumerism - 9781472581075 - V9781472581075
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The Psychology of Overeating: Food and the Culture of Consumerism

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Description for The Psychology of Overeating: Food and the Culture of Consumerism Paperback. Num Pages: 216 pages, 8 bw illus. BIC Classification: JFCV; MMJ; MMZD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 158 x 233 x 14. Weight in Grams: 384.
Drawing on empirical research, clinical case material and vivid examples from modern culture, The Psychology of Overeating demonstrates that overeating must be understood as part of the wider cultural problem of consumption and materialism. Highlighting modern society's pathological need to consume, Kima Cargill explores how our limitless consumer culture offers an endless array of delicious food as well as easy money whilst obscuring the long-term effects of overconsumption. The book investigates how developments in food science, branding and marketing have transformed Western diets and how the food industry employs psychology to trick us into eating more ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
216
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781472581075
SKU
V9781472581075
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About Kima Cargill
Kima Cargill is an Associate Professor of Psychology in the Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Program at the University of Washington, Tacoma, USA.

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America has a problem. As the latest data released last week by the Centers For Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics confirmed, far too many of us are overweight. The number of obese Americans is actually rising at a rate not seen in over a decade, putting them at increased risk of a number of serious health issues including ... Read more

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