Search for dissertations about: "food studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 905 swedish dissertations containing the words food studies.

  1. 1. Education for sustainable food consumption in home and consumer studies Lärande för hållbar matkonsumtion i hem- och konsumentkunskap

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Emmalee Gisslevik; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ekologiska livsmedel; Utbildning; Hem- och konsumentkunskap; Grundskolan; Läroplaner; Hållbar utveckling; Natural foods; Curricula; Education; Education; Elementary; Elementary schools; Home economics; Sustainable development; Education for sustainable development; Sustainable consumption; Sustainable food consumption; Compulsory school; Food;

    Abstract : Education as a means to enable sustainable food consumption has gained increasing recognition as a vital means to decrease current burdens upon both natural resources and human health. In response, the Swedish compulsory school subject of home and consumer studies, which positions education about food as core content, has been revised to incorporate in its national syllabus a perspective of sustainable development since 2011. READ MORE

  2. 2. Contested Food The Construction of Home and Consumer Studies as a Cultural Space

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Karin Höijer; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Home and Consumer Studies; food; social constructionism; school; teachers; pupils; classroom; Kostvetenskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics;

    Abstract : Education about and for the home has been part of the Swedish education system for over one hundred years, and Home and Consumer Studies (HCS) has been compulsory for all pupils since the common nine-year school system was introduced in 1962. For all this time food has been a central theme, however we know very little of what food means in this context. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stories of masculinity, gender equality, and culinary progress On foodwork, cooking, and men in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Nicklas Neuman; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; foodwork; cooking; food studies; men and masculinities; gender equality; domestic work; culinary excellence; food; gastronomy; celebrity chefs; national identity; androcentrism; homosociality; Kostvetenskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis is to use foodwork and cooking in Sweden as a way to better understand theoretical questions about men and masculinities. Paper I discusses how an increased public interest in elaborate cooking and gastronomy in Sweden, a country with a cultural idealization of gender equality, could explain why men in Sweden assume responsibilities for domestic cooking without feeling emasculated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Food in the Future energy and transport in the food system

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Christine Wallgren; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY Chemical engineering Food technology; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Kemiteknik Livsmedelsteknik;

    Abstract : This thesis explores possible future forms of a sustainable food supply system from an energy aspect. Particular attention is devoted to local food supply as a means to reduce energy use for transport. The thesis consists of a covering essay and three studies: one futures study of the entire food supply system and two case studies of local farming. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysing the carbon footprint of food : insights for consumer communication

    University dissertation from ; Institutionen för energi och teknik, Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet

    Author : Elin Röös; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : In Europe, food consumption is responsible for approximately 30% of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. There has been huge interest in estimating the carbon footprint (CF) of food products, i.e. the total amount of GHG emitted during the life cycle of the product, and communicating these to consumers to enable them to make informed choices. READ MORE