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Children’s experiences of food poverty in UK newspapers

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The dramatic rise in food banks has driven food poverty into Britain’s public consciousness. But our new article finds that the consequences for families with children rarely hit the headlines.. Read More

Published today: Special Issue of Children & Society ‘Children’s and Young People’s Food Practices in Contexts of Poverty and Inequality’

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Coedited by Wendy Wills and Rebecca O’Connell, this Special Issue of the journal Children & Society addresses the social and economic determinants shaping what children and young people eat and the.. Read More

The Violence of Austerity: chapter on Food Poverty

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Rebecca O’Connell and Laura Hamilton have a chapter on ‘Food Poverty’ in the recently published ‘The Violence of Austerity’, edited by Vickie Cooper and David Whyte.  Austerity, a response to.. Read More

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Private spaces and hiding places: talk at the Nordic Geographers Meeting

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This week Dr Abigail Knight will give a presentation at the Nordic Geographers Meeting, Stockholm University, Sweden, as part of the stream on ‘Austerities, Economic Crises and Neoliberalisms: Experiences of children, young.. Read More

Special issue of Children & Society, 2018. Call for papers: Children’s and teenagers’ food practices in contexts of poverty and inequality

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Guest Editors: Wendy Wills (University of Hertfordshire) and Rebecca O’Connell (Thomas Coram Research Unit, UCL) Deadline for abstracts: 30th September 2016 Contemporary concern with food security and nutritional diets indicates.. Read More

Fully Funded PhD Studentship: Very short deadline

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Fully Funded PhD Studentship Ref: 1483875 UCL Department / Division UCL Institute of Education Specific unit / Sub department Department Social Science Duration of Studentship 3 years Stipend £17,493 per.. Read More