- Start date: 1 September 2017
- End date: 31 August 2018
- Funder: The Leverhulme Trust
- Value: £44,581
- Primary investigator: Professor Karen Throsby
This project collected newspaper reports about sugar from 2013-18, as well as policy documents, scientific research papers, popular science tracts and public health resources to ask: What are the social meanings and practices of sugar in the context of the ‘war on obesity’?
Publications and outputs
Throsby, K (2018) Giving up sugar and the inequalities of abstention. Sociology of Health and Illness 40(6): 954-968