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The Resource Weight bias : nature, consequences, and remedies, edited by Kelly D. Brownell ... [et al.]

Weight bias : nature, consequences, and remedies, edited by Kelly D. Brownell ... [et al.]

Label
Weight bias : nature, consequences, and remedies
Title
Weight bias
Title remainder
nature, consequences, and remedies
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kelly D. Brownell ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
BF697.5.B63
LC item number
W43 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Brownell, Kelly D
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  • Body image
  • Body image
  • Discrimination against overweight persons
  • Physical-appearance-based bias
Label
Weight bias : nature, consequences, and remedies, edited by Kelly D. Brownell ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The social, scientific, and human context of prejudice and discrimination based on weight / Kelly D. Brownell -- Part I: Nature and extent of weight bias -- Weight bias in employment / Janna Fikkan and Esther Rothblum -- Bias in health care settings / Anthony N. Fabricatore, Thomas A. Wadden, and Gary D. Foster -- The portrayal of weight in the media and its social impact / Bradley S. Greenberg and Tracy R. Worrell -- Weight bias in a child's world / Janet Latner and Marlene B. Schwartz -- Weight bias in a teen's world / Dianne Neumark-Sztainer and Marla Eisenberg -- Part II: Origins, explanations, and measurement -- Attributions and weight-based prejudice / Christian S. Crandall and April Hortman Reser -- Social consensus and the origins of stigma / Gretchen B. Sechrist and Charles Stangor -- Theories of stigma : limitations and needed directions / Eden B. King, Michelle R. Hebl, and Todd F. Heatherton -- Measurement of bias / Bethany A. Teachman and Robyn K. Mallet -- Part III: Consequences of weight bias -- Effects of weight related teasing in adults / J. Kevin Thompson, Sylvia Herbozo, Susan Himes, and Yuko Yamamiya -- Social consequences of weight bias by partners, friends, and strangers / Jeffrey Sobal -- Self-esteem and the stigma of obesity / Jennifer Crocker and Julie A. Garcia -- Personal reflections on bias, stigma, discrimination, and obesity / Carol A. Johnson -- Part IV: Remedies -- Legal theory on weight discrimination / Elizabeth E. Theran -- Remedies for weight-based discrimination / Sondra Solovay -- Improving medical practice / James L. Early and Judy A. Johnston -- Improving the health care system / Christina C. Wee and Susan Z. Yanovski -- Improving the fitness landscape / Heather O. Chambliss and Steven N. Blair -- Changing media images of weight / Michele Weston and Diane Bliss -- Coping with weight stigma / Rebecca M. Puhl -- Advocacy / Lynn McAfee and Miriam Berg -- Expression of bias against obesity in public policy and its remedies / Morgan Downey -- Summary and concluding remarks / Marlene B. Schwartz and Rebecca M. Puhl
Control code
60715051
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 320 p.
Isbn
9781593851996
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005016816
Label
Weight bias : nature, consequences, and remedies, edited by Kelly D. Brownell ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The social, scientific, and human context of prejudice and discrimination based on weight / Kelly D. Brownell -- Part I: Nature and extent of weight bias -- Weight bias in employment / Janna Fikkan and Esther Rothblum -- Bias in health care settings / Anthony N. Fabricatore, Thomas A. Wadden, and Gary D. Foster -- The portrayal of weight in the media and its social impact / Bradley S. Greenberg and Tracy R. Worrell -- Weight bias in a child's world / Janet Latner and Marlene B. Schwartz -- Weight bias in a teen's world / Dianne Neumark-Sztainer and Marla Eisenberg -- Part II: Origins, explanations, and measurement -- Attributions and weight-based prejudice / Christian S. Crandall and April Hortman Reser -- Social consensus and the origins of stigma / Gretchen B. Sechrist and Charles Stangor -- Theories of stigma : limitations and needed directions / Eden B. King, Michelle R. Hebl, and Todd F. Heatherton -- Measurement of bias / Bethany A. Teachman and Robyn K. Mallet -- Part III: Consequences of weight bias -- Effects of weight related teasing in adults / J. Kevin Thompson, Sylvia Herbozo, Susan Himes, and Yuko Yamamiya -- Social consequences of weight bias by partners, friends, and strangers / Jeffrey Sobal -- Self-esteem and the stigma of obesity / Jennifer Crocker and Julie A. Garcia -- Personal reflections on bias, stigma, discrimination, and obesity / Carol A. Johnson -- Part IV: Remedies -- Legal theory on weight discrimination / Elizabeth E. Theran -- Remedies for weight-based discrimination / Sondra Solovay -- Improving medical practice / James L. Early and Judy A. Johnston -- Improving the health care system / Christina C. Wee and Susan Z. Yanovski -- Improving the fitness landscape / Heather O. Chambliss and Steven N. Blair -- Changing media images of weight / Michele Weston and Diane Bliss -- Coping with weight stigma / Rebecca M. Puhl -- Advocacy / Lynn McAfee and Miriam Berg -- Expression of bias against obesity in public policy and its remedies / Morgan Downey -- Summary and concluding remarks / Marlene B. Schwartz and Rebecca M. Puhl
Control code
60715051
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 320 p.
Isbn
9781593851996
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005016816

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