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Advances in Child and Family Policy and Practice
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Food Insecurity in Families with Children

Integrating Research, Practice, and Policy

Editors: Fiese, Barbara H., Johnson, Anna D. (Eds.)

  • Synthesizes research on effects of food insecurity in families
  • Examines early food insecurity and children’s academic and socio-emotional outcomes
  • Addresses food insecurity in children with disabilities and youth involved with child welfare services
  • Reviews early access to Women, Infants, and. Children (WIC) and school readiness
  • Explores use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and adolescent mental health
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About this book

This book synthesizes research about the effects of food insecurity on children, families, and households, emphasizing multiple pathways and variations across developmental contexts. It focuses on emerging new methods that allow for a more refined approach to practice and policy. The volume provides a brief overview of the topic, and additional empirical chapters pose and address unanswered research questions. It concludes with a short commentary, providing recommendations for future research and policy and yielding a significant and timely contribution to advance developmental scientific knowledge and promote its use to improve the lives of children and families.

Featured areas of coverage include:

  • The effects of early food insecurity on children’s academic and socio-emotional outcomes.
  • The effects of household food insecurity on children with disabilities.
  • Early childhood access to Women, Infants, and. Children (WIC) and school readiness.
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and adolescent mental health.

Food Insecurity in Families with Children is an essential resource for policy makers and related professionals as well as graduate students and researchers in developmental, clinical, and school psychology, child, youth and family policy, public health, and social work.

About the authors

Barbara H. Fiese is the Pampered Chef Endowed Chair in Family Resiliency, Emerita at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. She is Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Emerita. She is considered one of the national experts on the role that shared family meals may play in promoting health. Dr. Fiese is a principal investigator or co-investigator on multiple federally funded projects aimed at examining environmental and biological factors contributing to early nutritional health. She is also the PI on several projects aimed at increasing the efficiencies of summer and after school feeding programs for food insecure children and youth.

Anna D. Johnson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Georgetown University. She co-directs Georgetown’s Child Development and Social Policy Lab and is a Research Fellow at Child Trends in Washington, DC. Dr. Johnson’s research focuses on evaluating policy solutions designed to enhance low-income children’s development and school readiness, such as publicly funded child care and prekindergarten programs. Dr. Johnson also studies food insecurity as a threat to the healthy development and school readiness of low-income children.

Buy this book

eBook $44.99
price for USA in USD
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: September 30, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-74342-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover $59.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: September 2, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-74341-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Food Insecurity in Families with Children
Book Subtitle
Integrating Research, Practice, and Policy
Editors
  • Barbara H. Fiese
  • Anna D. Johnson
Series Title
Advances in Child and Family Policy and Practice
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-74342-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-74342-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-74341-3
Series ISSN
2625-2546
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 102
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations
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