SOC 462 Obesity

SOC 462 Obesity - Lifestyle changes s Different weight...

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Appearance Weight Personal Space What norms are violated by obesity? Medical What kind of deviance does a Google search seem to reveal? Occupational changes s Diet changes - fast food s Less time available to prepare healthy food Children and adults playing less outside/working out, more likely to surf web or play video games Less sleep, more stress produces more body fat retention
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Unformatted text preview: □ Lifestyle changes s Different weight norms by class □ SES - Obesity rate comparison s N.E. School study s Thinner as time went on □ Studies of media s Varies by class □ Attitudes about obesity s Correlates and causes of obesity rates ○ Obesity crisis • Obesity Tuesday, February 26, 2008 11:05 AM Lecture Page 1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course SOC 462 taught by Professor Jackspencer during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.

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