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Challenges of healthy citizenship in an obesogenic environment

Davies, Anna

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Over the last 40 years Australia has experienced a growing prevalence of obesity. This trend carries with it an expectation that associated burdens of disease and health care costs will be incurred. Thus far, the dominant response to the growth in obesity has been to focus on individuals' personal responsibility to resist weight gain. This approach assumes that all individuals have the capacity to incorporate knowledge about health into their lives and make appropriate behavioural changes. An...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/151813
DOI: 10.25911/5d514aa34618f
Access Rights: Open Access

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