aBout the contriButors
nATAlie boero is an assistant professor in the Department
of Sociology at San José State University. She received her Ph.D.
from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2006. She has
published articles in the journal Qualitative Sociology and the Fat
Studies Reader (2009). Her first book, Fat Panic: Media, Medi-
cine, and Morals in the American Obesity Epidemic, is forthcoming.
Adele e. ClArke is a professor of sociology and history of
health sciences at the University of California, San Francisco.
Her books include Situational Analysis: Grounded Theory after the
Postmodern Turn (2005), Disciplining Reproduction: Modernity,
the American Life Sciences, and “Problems of Sex” (1998), and (co-
edited) Revisioning Women, Health, and Healing (1999), Women’s
Health: Differences and Complexities (1997), and The Right Tools
for the Job: At Work in Twentieth Century Life Sciences (1992).
jenniFer r . FiShMAn is an assistant professor in the So-
cial Studies of Medicine Department at McGill University. Her
research explores issues of commodification and commercial-
ization in science and biomedicine, with her most recent work
exploring the biology of aging and the emergence of anti- aging
medicine. Her next project will explore the controversies of per-
sonalized genomic medicine.
jenniFer rUTh FoSkeT is a principal and founder of Social
Green where she does research and writes on the intersections
of health, the built environment, and sustainability. She recently
published Living Green: Communities That Sustain (2009) with
Laura Mamo.
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