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Professor Richard O'Connor Book Published in March 2015

From Virtue to Vice book cover

Professor Richard O'Connor and Penny Van Esterik's book, From Virtue to Vice: Negotiating Anorexia was published in March 2015, by Berghahn for their Food, Culture and Nutrition series. For more information on purchasing a copy click here.  They are currently writing a second volume that applies the same bicultural approach to breastfeeding. ‌ Its tentative title is The Dance of Nurture: Embodying Infant Feeding. Our initial findings are presented in "Breastfeeding as Custom not Culture:  Cutting Meaning Down to Size," published in Anthropology Today in 2012.