The Economics Of Addictive Behaviours – Volume IV: The Private and Social Costs of Overeating and Their Remedies.
Author(s): John Joshua.
Edition: First (1ed).
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan.
Type(s): Hardcover, Paperback, and Kindle.
This title offers an in-depth analysis of the psychological causes and consequences of, and proposed interventions for over-eating. The author examines the history of obesity and its distribution by social class and geography, the environmental effects of overconsumption and economic remedies such as the introduction of a sugar tax to reduce obesity. Joshua also considers the politics of corporate social responsibility of food and beverage corporations and how this could prevent poor health decisions.