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Food systems and health / edited by Sara Shostak.

Shostak, Sara. (Added Author).
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Subject: Food > Safety measures.
Food security > Health aspects.
Food supply > Social aspects.
Public health.
Genre: Electronic books.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781786350916
  • ISBN: 1786350912
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Front Cover; Food Systems and Health; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Food Systems and Health; Notes; References; Part I. Food Systems and Health Outcomes; Food System Channels, Health, and Illness; Introduction; Food System Channels; Food System Channels and Other Components of Food Systems; Food System Channels, Health, and Illness; Historical Health and Illness Changes and Food System Channels; Applications of Food System Channels; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References.
Rich Foods: The Cross-National Effects of Healthy Eating on Health OutcomesIntroduction; Background; Fundamental Cause; The Health Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables; Fruit and Vegetable Inequality; Global Food Systems, Access, Availability, and Diversity; Food Consumption, Food Systems, and Fundamental Causes; Expectations; Data; Dependent Variable; Independent Variables; Control Variables; Methods; Results; Descriptive Associations; Aggregate Effects; Three-Level Interactions; Discussion and Conclusion; Notes; References; Appendix; Food Insecurity and Mental Health: A Gendered Issue?
BackgroundConceptualizing Household Food Insecurity; Considering Variation in the Effects of Food Insecurity by Gender; Summary of Hypotheses; Methods; Data; Measures; Analytic Approaches; Results; Descriptive Statistics; Multivariate Analyses; Discussion; Notes; References; Appendix; Part II. The Social Determinants of Consumption; Food Priorities: Sociodemographic Variation in Constrained Choices at the Grocery Store; Background; Constrained Choice Theory; Contextual Constraint Variation; Sociodemographic Contextual Constraints; Familial Contextual Constraints; Data and Methods; Methods.
Analytic PlanResults; Sociodemographic Characteristics; Multivariate Models; Discussion; Limitations; Conclusion; Notes; References; Educational Attainment and Dietary Lifestyles; Introduction; Theoretical Background; Health Lifestyle Theory; Human Capital Theory; Health Commodity Theory; The Case of Dietary Lifestyles; Hypotheses; Data; Measures; Dietary Behaviors; Dietary Lifestyle Indices; Education; Income; Background Variables; Statistical Procedures; Results; Descriptive Statistics; Dietary Lifestyles; Individual Dietary Behaviors; Discussion; Conclusion; References.
Let Them Eat Cake: Socioeconomic Status and Caregiver Indulgence of Children's Food and Drink RequestsBackground; Children's Food-Seeking Behaviors; Caregivers' Nutritional Attitudes and Values; Caregiver Social Control and Monitoring; Symbolic Indulgence and Deprivation; Methods; Measures; Dependent Variable; Independent Variables; Analysis; Results; Bivariate Analyses: Socioeconomic Status Differences in Key Explanatory Variables; Mediation Models: Explaining Socioeconomic Status Differences in Response to Children's Requests; Discussion; Conclusion; Notes; Acknowledgments; References.
Summary: Volume 18 of Advances in Medical Sociology brings cutting-edge sociological research to bear on these multiple dimensions of food systems and their impacts on individual and population health. This volume highlights how food systems matter for health policy, health politics, the lived experiences and life chances of individuals and communities.

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