Eating and drinking habits of young London-based Irish men: a qualitative study.

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Kelly, A. and Ciclitira, K. 2011. Eating and drinking habits of young London-based Irish men: a qualitative study. Journal of Gender Studies. 20 (3), pp. 223-235. https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2011.593322
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TitleEating and drinking habits of young London-based Irish men: a qualitative study.
AuthorsKelly, A. and Ciclitira, K.
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This qualitative study is based on interviews with young Irish men living in London about their diets and their views on healthy eating. The data were analysed using combined thematic and discourse analysis. Interviewees gave various reasons for not adopting healthy eating habits, including the cost of healthy foods, their lack of time and ability to cook, and their prioritisation of drinking. Views about the status of different foods also affected their eating habits: they considered red meat, for instance, as ‘masculine’, while lighter foods associated with healthy diets were considered ‘feminine’.

Research GroupApplied Health Psychology group
Forensic Psychology Research group
LanguageEnglish
PublisherTaylor and Francis
JournalJournal of Gender Studies
ISSN0958-9236
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Print2011
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Deposited23 Mar 2011
Output statusPublished
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Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2011.593322
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