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The politics of food I: how politics affects national nutrition policy : guest Lecture by Rogan Kersh [The Psychology, Biology and politics of food]
Brownell, Kelly D.
  • Educação Superior::Ciências Humanas::Ciência Política
  • Educação Superior::Ciências da Saúde::Saúde Coletiva
  • Educação Superior::Ciências da Saúde::Nutrição
  • Presents a lecture by guest lecturer Professor Rogan Kersh. He describes the politics of food and nutrition as they relate to obesity. He describes how the U.S. Government has regulated individual behavior in the past, specifically with alcohol, drugs, sex, tobacco, and charts the associated triggers that move these spheres from being purely private to subjects of public regulation. Professor Kersh then connects these public policy movements and compares the triggers to the area of food and obesity. He concludes by suggesting lessons from previous policy areas that can be applied to political action with obesity and food
Issue Date: 
  • 8-Apr-2010
  • 8-Apr-2010
  • 8-Apr-2010
  • 8-Apr-2010
  • 3-Nov-2008
Yale University, Open Yale Courses
  • Food
  • Educação Superior::Ciências da Saúde::Nutrição::Análise Nutricional de População
  • Obesity
  • Educação Superior::Ciências Humanas::Ciência Política::Políticas Públicas
  • Educação Superior::Ciências da Saúde::Saúde Coletiva::Saúde Publica
  • Public policy
To learn about nutrition policy and obesity
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