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 This book brings the latest research on food poverty together with the voices of children and young people experiencing food poverty first hand. Find out more Latest News ArticlesFamilies and Food in Hard Times: European comparative research3rd Feb, 2021 by Rebecca O'ConnellFood is fundamental to health and social participation, yet food poverty has increased in the global North. Adopting a realist ontology and taking a comparative case approach, Families and Food in Hard Times addresses the global problem of economic retrenchment.. Young people in food poverty: a lost generation?3rd Feb, 2021 by Rebecca O'ConnellOur opinion piece in BMJ Open (January 29, 2021) argues that young people growing up in poverty in the UK are at risk of becoming a ‘lost generation’. While the term ‘generation’ has several meanings, Mannheim’s concept of generation is helpful in.. What food-insecure children want you to know about hunger17th Sep, 2020 by Rebecca O'ConnellFootballer and food poverty campaigner Marcus Rashford has rebuked Conservative MP Kevin Hollinrake on Twitter for suggesting that parents who need help to feed their children are failing in their responsibilities. Children growing up in poverty today recognise it is their parents’..