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Food aid provision in metropolitan melbourne: a mixed methods study

McKay, Fiona H. and McKenzie, Hayley 2017, Food aid provision in metropolitan melbourne: a mixed methods study, Journal of hunger and environmental nutrition, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 11-25, doi: 10.1080/19320248.2016.1227744.

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Title Food aid provision in metropolitan melbourne: a mixed methods study
Author(s) McKay, Fiona H.ORCID iD for McKay, Fiona H. orcid.org/0000-0002-0498-3572
McKenzie, HayleyORCID iD for McKenzie, Hayley orcid.org/0000-0002-9871-3740
Journal name Journal of hunger and environmental nutrition
Volume number 12
Issue number 1
Start page 11
End page 25
Total pages 15
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Place of publication Abingdon, Eng.
Publication date 2017
ISSN 1932-0248
1932-0256
Keyword(s) food aid
poverty
food insecurity
charity
Australia
Summary This study used a mixed methods approach, incorporating a desktop review, online survey, and semistructured interview, to investigate how providers of food aid in metropolitan Melbourne are experiencing changes because of an increased demands for services. The findings of this study indicate that though many providers report an increased demand, the complex needs of clients, including issues of housing, intergenerational poverty, and limited education and employment opportunities, make addressing food insecurity a challenge for food aid providers.
Language eng
DOI 10.1080/19320248.2016.1227744
Field of Research 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
0908 Food Sciences
1111 Nutrition And Dietetics
1605 Policy And Administration
Socio Economic Objective 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2016, Taylor & Francis
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30088314

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Health and Social Development
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