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Supersizing urban America : how inner cities got fast food with government help / Chin Jou.

Jou, Chin, 1979-
Date
2017
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Publication/Creation

Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Physical description

259 pages ; 24 cm

Contents

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.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Languages

  • English


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ISBN

  • 9780226921921 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0226921921 (cloth : alk. paper)