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Supersizing urban America : how inner cities got fast food with government help / Chin Jou.
- Jou, Chin, 1979-
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Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
259 pages ; 24 cm
Introduction: combating obesity and subsidizing fast food expansion -- Solving urban challenges through fast food -- Searching for new urban markets -- Creating fast food cities with government help -- Diversifying out of necessity -- Shoring up the urban market -- Making sense of recent fast food policies -- Unpacking links between fast food and obesity -- Conclusion: proposing solutions.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Obesity |Social aspects –United States.
- Convenience foods |Social aspects –United States.
- Convenience foods |Economic aspects –United States.
- Fast food restaurants |United States –History
- Inner cities |United States.
- African Americans |Food
- Nutrition policy |United States.
- Urban policy |United States –History –20th century
- Urban Health
- Diet, Western |adverse effects
- Fast Foods
- United States
- 9780226921921 (cloth : alk. paper)
- 0226921921 (cloth : alk. paper)