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'Health is the number one thing we go for': healthism, citizenship and food choice
(The Australian Sociological Association, 2009)
This paper explores the centrality of pursuit of health to discourse around food purchasing and eating behaviours. Forty-seven participants from metropolitan and rural South Australia were interviewed about how they decided ...
Australian children's views about food advertising on television
This study explored children's views about food advertising on television in the light of recent public interest in childhood obesity and obesogenic environments. Thirty-seven children, aged between 8 and 11 years, discussed ...
How do South Australian consumers negotiate and respond to information in the media about food and nutrition? The importance of risk, trust and uncertainty
(SAGE Publications, 2012)
The amount of information in the media about food and nutrition is increasing. As part of the risk society, consumers have a moral imperative to synthesize this information in order to manage their diet. This article ...
The social determinants of food purchasing practices: who chooses price-before-health, taste-before-price or organic foods in Australia?
(Scientific Research Publishing Inc., 2012)
A survey of the extent to which cost, taste and health considerations impact food purchasing practices in Australia was conducted. Data were gathered from a national computer assisted telephone survey of 1109 randomly ...