The Role of Food Selection in Swedish Home Economics: The Educational Visions and Cultural Meaning

@article{Hijer2014TheRO,
  title={The Role of Food Selection in Swedish Home Economics: The Educational Visions and Cultural Meaning},
  author={Karin H{\"o}ijer and Karin Hj{\"a}lmeskog and C. Fjellstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Ecology of Food and Nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={53},
  pages={484 - 502}
}
This article explores foods talked about and chosen in the education of Swedish Home Economics as a relationship between structural processes and agency. Three data sets from observations and focus group interviews with teachers and students were analyzed for food classifications. These were related to a culinary triangle of contradictions, showing factors of identity, convenience and responsibility. Results show that foods talked about and chosen by teachers and students were reflections of… Expand
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