Changing Families, Changing Food
Palgrave Macmillan, Sep 15, 2009 - Social Science - 272 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.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Food as a Lens on Family Life
Food Support Benefits of
New Family Formation and the Organisation of
14 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
accounts activities argue behaviour biopolitical Bird's Custard breastfeeding British British Asian changes chapter Charles and Kerr child Christopher St constructed consumers context cooking cultural DeVault diet dietary dining dinner discourses domestic eating practices Edwardian period emphasis everyday evidence example family food family meal family members fathers focus food choices food policy food practices food provision food risk food safety food scares Food Standards Agency food support food-related foodwork gender grandparents groups healthy eating household IDRs individuals inter-generational interventions interviews involved Kati kitchen labour lifestyle lives lunch maternal meat moral panic motherhood mothers Murcott narratives neoliberal normative nutrition obesity organisation parents participants partners Peter Jackson post-natal pregnancy pregnant women preparation programme recent relation relationships responsibility role Shokuiku social suggest surveillance things Ukrainian University of Sheffield user-clients whilst