Acquired Tastes: Why Families Eat the Way They Do

Acquired Tastes: Why Families Eat the Way They Do

By: Deborah McPhail (author), Brenda L. Beagan (author), Elaine M. Power (author), Gwen E. Chapman (author), Helen Vallianatos (author), Josee Johnston (author)Hardback

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This book will be of interest to scholars, students, and activists interested in food studies, sociology, anthropology, gender studies, social geography, and health promotion.

About Author

Brenda L. Beagan is a medical sociologist and associate professor in the School of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University. Gwen E. Chapman is a professor in Food, Nutrition and Health in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia. Josee Johnston is an associate professor in Sociology at the University of Toronto. Deborah McPhail is an assistant professor in Community Health Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba. Elaine M. Power is an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen's University, Kingston. Helen Vallianatos is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Alberta.


Introduction 1 Healthy Eating 2 Eating Ethically 3 Cosmopolitan Eating 4 Vegetarian Eating 5 Body Image 6 Social Class Trajectories 7 Movements within Canada 8 Movement to Canada 9 Embodiment Conclusion Appendix 1: Research Methods Appendix 2: Study Participant Demographics

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774828574
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 292
  • ID: 9780774828574
  • ISBN10: 0774828579

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