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Komlos J. (2018). The economic roots of the rise of Trumpism. CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6868.
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Karpe F, Lindgren CM (2016). Obesity - on or off? New England Journal of Medicine374:1486-1488. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMcibr1601693
Eli K, Dolan C, Schneider T, Ulijaszek S. (2016). Mobile activism, material imaginings, and the ethics of the edible: Framing political engagement through the Buycott app. Geoforum 74, 63-73.
Eli K, Howell K, Fisher PA, Nowicka P. (2016). A question of balance: Explaining differences between parental and grandparental perspectives on preschoolers’ feeding and physical activity. Social Science and Medicine154(2016): 28e35.
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Lindberg L, Ek A, Nyman J, Marcus C, Ulijaszek S, Nowicka P. (2016). Low grandparental social support combined with low parental socioeconomic status is closely associated with obesity in preschool‐aged children: a pilot study. Pediatric Obesity 11: 313-6.
Cowburn G, Matthews A, Doherty A, Hamilton A, Kelly P, Williams J, Foster C, Nelson M. (2016). Exploring the opportunities for food and drink purchasing and consumption by teenagers during their journeys between home and school: a feasibility study using a novel method. Public Health Nutrition 19: 93-103.
Eli K, Kay R. (2015). Choreographing lived experience: dance, feelings and the storytelling body. Medical Humanities
Warin M. (2015). Material feminism, obesity science and the limits of discursive critique. Body and Society 21: 41-76.
McLennan A, Ulijaszek S. (2015). Obesity emergence in the Pacific islands: why understanding colonial history and social change is important. Public Health Nutrition 18 (Supplement 8): 1499-1505.
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Lobstein T, Jackson-Leach R, Moodie ML, Hall KD, Gortmaker SL, Swinburn BA, James WPT, Wang, McPherson K. (2015). Child and adolescent obesity: part of a bigger picture. Lancet 385: 2510-20.
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Teixeira PJ, Carraca EV, Marques MM, Rutter H, Oppert J-M, de Bourdeaudhuji I, Lakerveld J, Brug J. (2015). Successful behavior change in obesity interventions in adults: a systematic review of self-regulation mediators. BMC Medicine 13:84
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Eli K, Howell K, Fisher PA, Nowicka P. (2014). ‘‘Those comments last forever’’: Parents and grandparents of preschoolers recount how they became aware of their own body weights as children. PLoS ONE9(11): e111974.
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Ulijaszek S. (2014). Do adult obesity rates in England vary by insecurity as well as inequality: an ecological cross sectional study
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Grantham JP, Henneberg M. (2014) The estrogen hypothesis of obesity. PLoS ONE 9(6): e99776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0099776.
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Doherty AR, Hodges Se, King AC, Smeaton AF, Berry E, Moulin CJA, Lindley S, Kelly P, Foster C. (2013). Wearable cameras in health. The state of the art and future possibilities. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 44: 320-3.
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Sridhar D, Woods N. (2013). Trojan multilateralism: global cooperation in health. Global Policy 4: 325-35.
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Schneider T, Woolgar S. (2012). Technologies of ironic revelation: enacting consumers in neuromarkets. Consumption, Markets and Culture, 15:2, 169-189.
Warin M, Zivkovic T, Moore V, Davies M. (2012). Mothers as smoking guns: Fetal overnutrition and the reproduction of obesity. Feminism Psychology 22: 360-75.
Key TJ (2011). Fruit and vegetables and cancer risk. British Journal of Cancer 104: 6-11.
Komlos J, Brabec M. (2011). The trend of mean BMI values of US adults, birth cohorts 1882-1986 indicates that the obesity epidemic began earlier than hitherto thought. American Journal of Human Biology 22: 631-.8.
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Zivkovic T, Warin M, Davies M, Moore V. (2010). In the name of the child. The gendered politics of childhood obesity. Journal of Sociology 46:375-92.
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Schneider T, Davis T. (2010). Advertising food in Australia: Between antinomies and gastro-anomy. Consumption Markets and Culture 13: 31-41.
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Warin M, Turner K, Moore V, & Davies M. (2008) Bodies, mothers and identities: rethinking obesity and the BMI. Sociology of Health and Illness 30: 37-111.
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Ulijaszek SJ, Koziel S. (2007) Nutrition transition and dietary energy availability in Eastern Europe after the collapse of communism. Economics & Human Biology (Special Issue on Obesity in Eastern Europe) 5: 359-69.
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