Feeding the Children At School: Unpacking Fun Food in Packed Lunches

Vicki Harman, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Benedetta Cappellini, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Through interviewing 30 British mothers, this interpretive study shows new relationships between children’s lunchboxes, fun food and leisure. It reveals how mothers have a wider understanding of the transgressive nature of fun through food, which goes beyond the market offer of children’ s fun food.
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Vicki Harman and Benedetta Cappellini (2014) ,"Feeding the Children At School: Unpacking Fun Food in Packed Lunches ", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 42, eds. June Cotte and Stacy Wood, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 130-135.