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Mei-Li Roberts

Doctor

  • PH1 2NX

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

  • 138 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
20062012

Research output per year

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Personal profile

Research expertise

My research interests include conceptions of diet, weight, health and physical activity amongst children, young people and their families in Scotland and Christianity, missionaries, translation and identity in Melanesia.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of St Andrews

Master of Arts, University of St Andrews

Keywords

  • GN Anthropology
  • HM Sociology

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Research Output

The challenges of conducting research in schools on obesity, weight, diet and health

Wills, W. J., Roberts, M-L., Backett-Milburn, K. & Lawton, J., 2012, Current Issues and Controversies in School and Community Health, Sport and Physical Education. O'Dea, J. (ed.). Nova Science Publishers, Inc, p. 5-14

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Grass-clearing man: a factional ethnography of life in the New Guinea Highlands – By Paul Sillitoe & Jackie Sillitoe

Roberts, M-L., 3 May 2011, 1 p. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access

The framing of social class distinctions through family food and eating practices

Wills, W. J., Roberts, M-L., Backett-Milburn, K. & Lawton, J., 2011, In : The Sociological Review. 59, 4, p. 725-740

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 68 Citations (Scopus)

    Food, eating and taste: Parents’ perspectives on the making of the middle class teenager

    Backett-Milburn, K., Wills, W. J., Roberts, M-L. & Lawton, J., Oct 2010, In : Social Science & Medicine. 71, 7, p. 1316-1323 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 37 Citations (Scopus)

    Food and family practices: teenagers, eating and domestic life in differing socio-economic circumstances.

    Backett-Milburn, K., Wills, W. J., Roberts, M-L. & Lawton, J., 2010, In : Children’s Geographies. 8, 3, p. 303-314

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 32 Citations (Scopus)