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Changing the obesogenic environment: insights from a cultural economy of car-reliance

Hinde, Sarah; Dixon, Jane


The rising rate of obesity is a major public health problem in Australia and the 'obesogenic environment' is increasingly acknowledged as the most appropriate target for interventions addressing the problem. Recent research has identified car use as a potential contributor to the obesogenic environment; however, there has been little discussion of the social processes that underpin this trend. This article has a dual purpose: first, to describe a research approach to the study of obesogenic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Transportation Research: Part D Transport and Environment
DOI: 10.1016/j.trd.2004.09.003


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