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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

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Families and Food in Austerity Britain: early findings

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On Monday 27 March 2017, Dr Rebecca O’Connell will present early findings from the UK research for Families and Food in Hard Times at the Centre for Innovation and Research in.. Read More