This is the website for the Families and Food in Hard Times research project. The study looks into what young people and their families eat in Portugal, the UK and Norway, and how they manage in difficult economic times. About the study – Les om studien – o Projecto A new book exploring how families negotiate everyday food practices in the context of paid employment. Find out more Latest News ArticlesChildren’s experiences of food poverty in UK newspapers24th Apr, 2018 by Cecile BremontThe 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 and hardly any attention has been given to children’s experiences.. Published today: Special Issue of Children & Society ‘Children’s and Young People’s Food Practices in Contexts of Poverty and Inequality’6th Apr, 2018 by Rebecca O'ConnellCoedited 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 part food plays in their everyday lives. We suggest the food.. Child food insecurity in the UK – three new SPERI Briefs published today27th Mar, 2018 by Cecile BremontA research brief by the Families and Food in Hard Times study is published today by the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute as part of a new three-part series of British Political Economy Briefs on child food insecurity in the..