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Food Science

Doctoral Dissertations

1974

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Foodways Of Selected Mothers And Their Adult-Daughters In Upper East Tennessee, Kathryn Marianne Kolasa Jun 1974

Foodways Of Selected Mothers And Their Adult-Daughters In Upper East Tennessee, Kathryn Marianne Kolasa

Doctoral Dissertations

The similarities and differences in the food behavior, food preferences, mass media use, environmental factors and demographic characteristics of 11 selected mothers and their 15 adult-daughters in an homogenous rural area in Upper East Tennessee were studied. The degree of agreement between mother and adult-daughter in the variables named above was associated to their inter-personal communication, age, education and attitudes toward modernity and familism.

A field study method, including the use of repeated interviews, based on an extensive interview-schedule was used to define similarities and differences in behaviors and attitudes of the purposively sampled group of mothers and their adult-daughters ...