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Taylor Jesmore Introduction to the Study of Society (SOC302) – Section 46260 Dr. A. Langenkamp February 11, 2008 Obesity in Today’s Society Within the realm of sociology, interplay may be defined as the action and reaction of the events within a society either on a small or large scale. Therefore, by closely looking at a situation and analyzing it for its sociological aspects, one is more likely to objectively decide what a major determining factor for obesity is if one understands the concept of interplay. From the point of view of a social demographer, I would blame the rate of this nation’s obesity on various factors, including the rising numbers of working women in the last fifty years, the ever-increasing amount of fat, calories, carbohydrates, and inorganic chemicals infiltrating our foods we eat, the ballooning size of food portions, the lack of exercise in normal American households, and the ubiquitous promotion of fast food establishments like McDonald’s and Burger King. The apparent focus, therefore, as a demographer would be centered on statistical
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course SOC 302 taught by Professor Langenkamp during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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