Date of Graduation

Spring 5-29-2020

Document Type

Project/Capstone

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Asia Pacific Studies (MAPS)

College/School

College of Arts and Sciences

Department/Program

Asia Pacific Studies

First Advisor

Dr. Genevieve Leung

Abstract

This research provides vital context for those who want to understand the social rationale behind the obesity and overweight epidemic among Chinese adolescents, who are born under the One-Child Policy. What are the social pollical and economic factors that contribute to this epidemic? By employing the qualitative interviews, this research shows the real-life struggles of Chinese adolescents and parents experience due to many facts like: educational pressures, misinformation about diets and so forth.

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