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How the media’s language of obesity may have made the sugar tax inevitable

Atanasova, Dimitrinka (2015) How the media’s language of obesity may have made the sugar tax inevitable. British Politics and Policy at LSE (30 Mar 2015). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The government’s decision to impose a ‘sugar tax’, announced in the 2016 Budget, should have come as no surprise, writes Dimitrinka Atanasova. Rather it was anticipated based on longer term trends in obesity news reporting – reporting on what has (even) been called a ‘national emergency’.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2017 15:35
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2017 11:16
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/72448

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