Families and Food: Marketing, Consuming and Managing

Families and Food: Marketing, Consuming and Managing

A better understanding of familial practices of managing and consuming food, and the related marketing practices, can help promote better dietary habits and patterns of consumption and thus support policy initiatives around health conditions such as obesity and diabetes. The focus in this ebook is on how ideas about family are constructed in relation to food and food consumption; and the associated marketing issues related to managing, governing and regulating food practices.


“Grab Gatorade!”: food marketing, regulation and the young consumer,Constraints and possibilities in the thrown togetherness of feeding the family,Familial fictions: families and food, convenience and care,Families and food: exploring food well-being in poverty,Figuring the pecking order: emerging child food-preferences when species meet in the family environment,Food literacy, healthy eating barriers, and household diet ,Guest Editorial,Intercultural household food tensions: a relational dialectics analysis,Intergenerational influences on children’s food preferences, and eating styles: a review and call for research ,Intersectional research stories of responsibilising the family for food, feeding and health in the twenty-first century ,Learning from the past? An exploratory study of familial food socialization processes using the lens of emotional reflexivity,Physical and emotional nourishment: food as the embodied component of loving care of elderly family relatives.,Shackles of care: family power struggles and negotiation strategies for food provision in adulthood,Social eating patterns, identity, and the subjective well-being of Chinese teenagers,The Italian breakfast: Mulino Bianco and the advent of a family practice (1971-1995)

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