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Food and hard times in three European countries

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New findings and panel discussion with Danny Dorling, Hannah Lambie-Mumford and Liz Dowler. Tuesday 30th April 2019, 5.15-8pm, University College London. Further details Having enough to eat of a decent.. Read More

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

TCRU Lunchtime Seminar, 16th June 2015: “I cannot attend class properly if I am hungry, so it affects my schooling”: Food and hunger in children’s everyday lives in Ethiopia: evidence from Young Lives

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Virginia Morrow, Young Lives, University of Oxford, 16th June 2015, 1-2pm, TCRU Library, 27-28 Woburn Square WC1H 0AA This paper explores how food insecurity affects children’s daily lives in Ethiopia,.. Read More

Questioning Time – Food and Social Justice, UEL 19th March 2015

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Free public event, University of East London, Stratford, 19th March 2015, 6pm-8pm. Rising food, housing and energy prices, together with low pay, insecure work and benefit changes, have created a.. Read More

Is austerity harming societal well-being? Evidence from the UK

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A panel discussion at the British Sociological Association Annual Conference 2015, Glasgow Caledonian University, 15-17 April. At a state banquet for the new Lord Mayor, David Cameron spoke of a.. Read More

Food, poverty and policy: evidence base and knowledge gaps

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Tuesday 30th June 2015, University of Sheffield The British Sociological Association (BSA) Food Study Group, together with the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI), has issued a Call for Papers.. Read More