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Manchester BSA Congress Presentation: How and why should children eat healthy? (4 April, 09:00-10:30)

Is eating healthy that black & white as nutrition and policy guidelines usually claim it to be? Michalis Kontopodis’s presentation “How and why should children eat healthy? Ethnographic snapshots into diverse children’s everyday eating practices” draws on materials from his long-term ethnographic … Continue reading

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Children, Development & Education just reviewed by S. Breux

The volume Children, Development and Education (ed. by Kontopodis, Wulf & Fichtner), which has reached one of the highest download rates in the relevant book series (5,321 downloads in total, according to Springer book metrics) has just been reviewed by Stéphanie Breux … Continue reading

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Ethnographic insights into diverse body pedagogies

New publication: Kontopodis, Michalis (online/ ahead of print). How and why should children eat fruit and vegetables? Ethnographic insights into diverse body pedagogies. Social Science & Medicine. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.10.062 Protected copy with password for blog readers & my students: Kontopodis_Body_pedagogies Highlights • Comparative ethnography reveals significant differences in child-health practices. … Continue reading

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