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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95
Increasing obesity levels are currently big news but do we think carefully enough about what this trend actually means? Everybody ? including doctors, parents, teachers, sports clubs, businesses and governments ? has a role to play in the ?war on obesity?. But is talk of an obesity ?crisis? justified? Is it the product of measured scientific reasoning... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00
Biopolitics and the ?Obesity Epidemic? is the first edited collection of critical perspectives on the 'obesity epidemic.' The volume provides a comprehensive discussion of current issues in the critical analysis of health, obesity and society, and the impact of obesity discourses on different individuals, social groups and institutions. Contributors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 42.95
Despite society?s current preoccupation with interrelated issues such as obesity, increasingly sedentary lifestyles and children?s health, there has until now been little published research that directly addresses the place and meaning of physical activity in young people?s lives. In this important new collection, leading international scholars address... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 71.95
Today's society is obsessed with the body, its size, shape and healthiness. Governments, business and the popular media, spend and earn fortunes encouraging populations to get healthy, eat properly, exercise daily and get thin. But how are current social trends and attitudes towards the body reflected in the curriculum of schools, in the teaching... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 160.00
Aircraft performance is influenced significantly both by aeroelastic phenomena, arising from the interaction of elastic, inertial and aerodynamic forces, and by load variations resulting from flight and ground manoeuvres and gust / turbulence encounters. There is a strong link between aeroelasticity and loads, and these topics have become increasingly... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2012; US$ 89.99
The African American Experience: Psychoanalytic Perspectives edited by Salman Akhtar brings together the contributions of distinguished mental health professionals and scholars of humanities to offer a multifaceted perspective on the transgenerational trauma of slavery, the hardship of single parent families, the ruthlessness of anti-black racism,... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 1,120.00
Energy ? in the headlines, discussed controversially, vital. The use of regenerative energy in many primary forms leads to the necessity to store grid dimensions for maintaining continuous supply and enabling the replacement of fossil fuel systems. This work provides a hands-on insight into the present status of energy conversion and deals with aspects... more...