An overview of the use of the term food literacy

Begley, Andrea & Vidgen, Helen A. (2016) An overview of the use of the term food literacy. In Vidgen, Helen A. (Ed.) Food Literacy: Key Concepts for Health and Education. Earthscan/Routledge, London, New York, pp. 17-34.

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Abstract

This chapter examines the history and breadth of use of the term “food literacy” in scholarly literature. It reviews and compares various popularly used definitions from diverse paradigms. Other terms such as “cooking”, “food skills” and “food wellbeing” used to describe the everyday knowledge, skills and behaviours used to meet food needs are also examined.

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ID Code: 95251
Item Type: Book Chapter
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ISBN: 9781138898516
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
Deposited On: 28 Apr 2016 23:26
Last Modified: 04 May 2016 22:44

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