Changing Families, Changing Food

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Peter Jackson
Palgrave Macmillan, Aug 12, 2009 - Education - 292 pages
Approaching family through the lens of food, this book provides a new perspective on the diversity of contemporary family life, challenging received ideas about the decline of the family meal, the individualization of food choice and the relationship between professional advice on healthy eating and the everyday practices of 'doing family'.

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Food as a Lens on Family Life
List of Figures and Tables
Food Support Benefits of

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About the author (2009)

PETER JACKSON is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK and Director of the Changing Families, Changing Food research programme, funded by The Leverhulme Trust.