Changing Families, Changing Food

Hardcover | September 15, 2009

EditorPeter Jackson

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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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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 fami...

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

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.8 × 5.66 × 0.89 inPublished:September 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230223982

ISBN - 13:9780230223981

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Table of Contents

Introduction; P. Jackson
PART I: Pregnancy and Motherhood
Off to a Healthy Start: Food Support Benefits of the Low-income Woman in Pregnancy; F. Ford &--R. Fraser
(New) Family Formation and the Organisation of Food in Households: Who does what and why?; H. Stapleton &--J. Keenan
Pregnancy Police? Maternal Bodies, Surveillance and Food; R. Fox, P. Nicolson &--K. Heffernan
PART II: Childhood and Family Life
Shes got a really good attitude to healthy food Nannans drilled it into her: Intergenerational Relations within Families; P. Curtis, A. James & K. Ellis
Fathers, Food and Family Life; C. Dryden, M. Johnson, A. Metcalfe, J. Owen &--G. Shipton
I don't go in for all that scaremongering: Perceptions of and Strategies to Manage Food Safety Risk; L. Blank, P. Bissell, E. Goyder &--H. Clark
PART III: Family Meals
Myths of the Family Meal: Re-reading Edwardian Life Histories; P. Jackson, S. Olive &--G. Smith
Food as a Medium for Emotional Management of the Family: Avoiding Complaint and Producing Love; J. Burridge &--M. Barker
The Governing of Family Meals in the UK and Japan; H. Takeda
Eating in Time, Eating up Time; M. Blake, L. Crane &--J. Mellor
PART IV: Family and Community
Making Healthy Families?; T. Green, J. Owen, P. Curtis, G. Smith, P. Ward &--P. Fisher
Food and Family in the Narratives of Homeless People; G. Smith, P. Nicolson &--R. Brown
Institutional Dining Rooms: Food Ideologies and the Making of a Person; O. Forero, K. Ellis, A. Metcalfe &--R. Brown
Conclusion