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Author Ruis, A. R., 1979- author.

Title Eating to learn, learning to eat : the origins of school lunch in the United States / A.R. Ruis.

Publication Info. New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, [2017]


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 201 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Critical issues in health and medicine series
Critical issues in health and medicine.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ch. 1 "The Old-Fashioned Lunch Box ... Seems Likely to Be Extinct": The Promise of School Meals in the United States -- ch. 2 (Il)Legal Lunches: School Meals in Chicago -- ch. 3 Menus for the Melting Pot: School Meals in New York City -- ch. 4 Food for the Farm Belt: School Meals in Rural America -- ch. 5 "A Nation Ill-Housed, Ill-Clad, Ill-Nourished": School Meals under Federal Relief Programs -- ch. 6 From Aid to Entitlement: Creation of the National School Lunch Program.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 05, 2018).
Summary Historian A.R. Ruis explores the origins of American school meal initiatives to explain why it has been so difficult to establish meal programs that satisfy the often competing interests of children, parents, schools, health authorities, politicians, and the food industry.
Subject National School Lunch Program (U.S.)
National school lunch program -- History.
Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Government Programs -- history.
Nutrition Policy -- history.
Socioeconomic Factors.
United States.
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
MEDICAL -- History.
National school lunch program. (OCoLC)fst01033706
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Title Origins of school lunch in the United States
Other Form: Print version: Ruis, A.R., 1979- Eating to learn, learning to eat. New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, [2017] 9780813590486 (DLC) 2016043281 (OCoLC)959034127
ISBN 9780813584096 (electronic book)
0813584094 (electronic book)
9780813584089 (electronic book)
0813584086 (electronic book)
Standard No. 99975010332
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