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`It's Just Easier for Me to Do It': Rationalizing the Family Division of Foodwork
While women continue to do the lion's share of foodwork and other housework, they and their families appear to perceive this division of labour as fair. Much of the research in this area has focusedExpand
A decolonizing approach to health promotion in Canada: the case of the Urban Aboriginal Community Kitchen Garden Project.
Aboriginal people in Canada suffer ill-health at much higher rates compared with the rest of the population. A key challenge is the disjuncture between the dominant biomedical approach to health inExpand
Making weight: lightweight rowing, technologies of power, and technologies of the self.
This paper uses a Foucauldian framework for understanding how human experience is shaped by relations of power to explore the weight management practices of members of a women’s lightweight rowingExpand
Tough Teens
Encouraging a teenager to have a conversation in a semistructured research interview is fraught with difficulties. The authors discuss the methodological challenges encountered when interviewingExpand
Perceptions and practices of self-defined current vegetarian, former vegetarian, and nonvegetarian women.
  • S. Barr, G. Chapman
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Dietetic Association
  • 1 March 2002
OBJECTIVE To assess the diversity of vegetarians' dietary practices and how they change over time, and to explore perceptions of meat and dairy products among vegetarians, former vegetarians, andExpand
Growing up: Perspectives of children, families and service providers regarding the needs of older children with perinatally-acquired HIV
Abstract Children with perinatally-acquired HIV are living into adolescence and adulthood. As this is a relatively new phenomenon, there is a paucity of research highlighting the complex issues thatExpand
Canadian dietitians' views and practices regarding obesity and weight management.
OBJECTIVE To provide insight into Canadian dietitians' attitudes and practices regarding obesity and weight management. DESIGN Cross-sectional mail survey of a stratified random sample of membersExpand
“Junk food” and “healthy food”: meanings of food in adolescent women's culture
Abstract A qualitative research project was conducted to examine the meanings of foods within adolescent female culture by looking at ways in which young women classify and use foods. Ninety-threeExpand
Engaging with healthy eating discourse(s): Ways of knowing about food and health in three ethnocultural groups in Canada
The aim of this study was to increase our understanding of how people make sense of healthy eating discourses by exploring the 'ways of knowing' about healthy eating among members of three differentExpand
The significance of home cooking within families
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to explore parents' and teens' perspectives on the significance of being able to cook.Design/methodology/approach – In this qualitative study, 22 familiesExpand