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- DescriptionThis book examines the public controversies surrounding lifestyle risks in the consumer society. Comparing news coverage of the 'globesity' pandemic in Britain and the USA, it illustrates the way moral panic brought children's food marketing to the centre of the policy debates about consumer lifestyles.
- Author BiographySTEPHEN KLINE is Professor of Communication at Simon Fraser University, Canada and Director of the Media Analysis Laboratory. He has written or co-authored articles and books including Social Communication in Advertising, Out of the Garden, Digital Play, and Researching Audiences. His teaching and research ranges widely through the fields of media analysis and audience research including media education, advertising and consumerism, children's consumerism, toy and video game play, and most recently the role that science journalism plays in the moral panics about children's advertising and sedentary lifestyles.
- Author(s)Stephen Kline
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication08/12/2010
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Series TitleConsumption and Public Life
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Notebiography
- Weight470 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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