Be(Com)Ing Consumers: Young Children’S Everyday Accounts of Snacking

In this paper, the experiences of young Scottish children (8-11years) around ‘snacking’ are explored. Despite discourses of independence and democratisation of the family, in this aspect of food choice children are ‘becoming’, rather than ‘being’ food consumers and are still primarily reliant on parents for their snacks. Scottish children were found to be subject to the family and healthy eating discourse and related regulatory practices



Citation:

David Marshall (2011) ,"Be(Com)Ing Consumers: Young Children’S Everyday Accounts of Snacking ", in E - European Advances in Consumer Research Volume 9, eds. Alan Bradshaw, Chris Hackley, and Pauline Maclaran, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 10_11.

Authors

David Marshall, University of Edinburgh, UK



Volume

E - European Advances in Consumer Research Volume 9 | 2011



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