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Conceptualizing food security for Aboriginal people in Canada
(Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2008)
Food insecurity is an urgent public health issue for Aboriginal people in Canada because of high rates of poverty; the effects of global climate change and environmental pollution on traditional food systems; and high rates ...
The unfreedom of being Other: Canadian lone mothers' experiences of poverty and 'life on the cheque'
(SAGE Publications, 2005)
This paper theorizes the experiences of lone mothers living on welfare in contemporary consumer society using a governmentality framework, with particular attention to liberalism’s practices of unfreedom. Analysis suggests ...
De-centering the text: Exploring the potential for visual methods in the sociology of food
(Journal for the Study of Food and Society, 2002)
In our culture, the image has become more powerful than the word, and perhaps more than ever, both social agents and social researchers “know more than we can say” in words. Yet sociological knowledge production and ...
Interpersonal economic abuse and intra-household inequities in food security
(Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2006)
Food insecurity affected over 2.3 million Canadians in 2004. To date, the food security literature has not considered the potential impact of economic abuse on food security, but there are three ways that these two important ...
THE DETERMINANTS OF HEALTHY EATING AMONG LOW-INCOME CANADIANS
This paper outlines the state of knowledge regarding the determinants of healthy eating among low-income Canadians, as well as gaps in that knowledge. It focuses on income and social class, the first of twelve determinants ...
Background Paper. Individual and Household Food Insecurity in Canada: Position of Dietitians of Canada
It is the position of Dietitians of Canada (DC) that all Canadians must have food security. Recognizing food security as a social determinant of health, DC recommends a population health approach to food security; that ...