Children and young people: food and food marketing
Children and young people: food and food marketing

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Children and young people: food and food marketing

Children and young people: food and food marketing

Introduction

This free course, Children and young people: food and food marketing, will introduce you to some key contemporary issues regarding children’s relationships with food, such as whether this should be thought of primarily as a health issue, or also as a way of expressing identities (family, class, cultural, or generational). It will also introduce you to issues about food marketing in the digital age; environmental factors affecting children’s abilities to make healthy ‘choices’; and how considering children’s rights can help to create positive food environments.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course E808 Children and young people’s worlds [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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