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Title Supersizing urban America : how inner cities got fast food with government help / Chin Jou.
Author Jou, Chin, 1979- author.
Publication Chicago, IL ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Copyright date ©2017
Description 259 pages ; 24 cm
Call # 362.1963 J
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-250) and index.
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.
Subject 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.
ISBN 9780226921921 (hardcover)
0226921921 (hardcover)

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