Food and poverty in Britain: Rights and responsibilities
UNSPECIFIED. (2002) Food and poverty in Britain: Rights and responsibilities. SOCIAL POLICY & ADMINISTRATION, 36 (6). pp. 698-717. ISSN 0144-5596Full text not available from this repository.
Social policy and food/nutrition are both to some extent contested disciplines and areas for intervention. The role of food in poverty definition and measurement by experts and within the lived experience by those defined poor, has been a neglected component of disciplinary study and focused policy response in Britain in the latter hay of the twentieth century. This paper explores the historical and contemporary complementarities and challenges, and examines some of the consequences Poor People face because society has ignored the social aspects of nutritional needs, and the nutritional contributions to poverty definition and interventions. Current policy initiatives in the health, food and social sectors in Britain are briefly reviewed and their potential shortcomings discussed.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
|Journal or Publication Title:||SOCIAL POLICY & ADMINISTRATION|
|Publisher:||BLACKWELL PUBL LTD|
|Official Date:||December 2002|
|Number of Pages:||20|
|Page Range:||pp. 698-717|
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