Is there a free lunch? Normative, nutritional and legal aspects of school dinners

Paz-Fuchs, Amir and Paz, Tilly (2017) Is there a free lunch? Normative, nutritional and legal aspects of school dinners. In: Gross, A and Tirosh, Y (eds.) Studies in Food Law. Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, pp. 95-124. ISBN 9789659257911

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The article assesses the development of school dinners and, in particular, the free school programmes in the UK in Israel. The article shows how neoliberal aims for the programmes affect the way it was designed and implemented. The meals were seen as a means to an end - facilitating the long work day for parents, and at most - the residual aim of ensuring that pupils do not go hungry, and become disruptive in class.
It also shows how, in 2014, the UK programme underwent a significant change, from a nutritional and a value-oriented perspective. Apart from advanced standards that concern the food itself, the new programme embraces workers rights, community engagement and environmental concerns.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: School dinners, privatisation, workers rights, nutrition
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Law
Subjects: K Law
K Law > K Law in General. Comparative and uniform Law. Jurisprudence
Depositing User: Amir Paz-Fuchs
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2017 09:57
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2022 14:10

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