Obesity -- Social Consequences
The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is the social consequences of obesity.
· Allon, N. (1982). The stigma of overweight in everyday life. In B. Wolman (Ed.), Psychological aspects of obesity: A handbook (pp. 130-174). van Nostrand Reinhold.
· Crandall, C.S. (1994). Prejudice against fat people: Ideology and self-interest. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 66, 882-894.
· Crandall, C.S. (1995). Do parents discriminate against their own heavyweight daughters? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 21, 724-735.
· Crandall, C.S., D'Anello, S., Sakalli, N., Lazarus, E., Nejtardt, G.W., and Feather, N.T. (2001). An attribution-value model of prejudice: Anti-fat attitudes in six nations. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 30-37.
· Gortmaker, S.L., Must, A., Perrin, J.M., Sobol, A.M., et al. (1993). Social and economic consequences of overweight in adolescence and young adulthood. New England Journal of Medicine, 329(14), 1008-1012.
· Miller, C.T., Rothblum, E.D., Felicio, D., and Brand, P. (1995). Compensating for stigma: Obese and nonobese women's reactions to being visible. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 21, 1093-1106.
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