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The Urban Food Question in the Context of Inequality and Dietary Change: A Study of Schoolchildren in Accra (2019)
Journal Article
Stevano, S., Johnston, D., & Codjoe, E. (in press). The Urban Food Question in the Context of Inequality and Dietary Change: A Study of Schoolchildren in Accra. Journal of Development Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2019.1632434

© 2019, © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Diets are changing globally, as agricultural and food systems have become globalised. Understanding how patterns of globalisation affect welfare is a key development question, bu... Read More about The Urban Food Question in the Context of Inequality and Dietary Change: A Study of Schoolchildren in Accra.

Time-Use Analytics: An Improved Way of Understanding Gendered Agriculture-Nutrition Pathways (2018)
Journal Article
Stevano, S., Kadiyala, S., Johnston, D., Malapit, H., Hull, E., & Kalamatianou, S. (2019). Time-Use Analytics: An Improved Way of Understanding Gendered Agriculture-Nutrition Pathways. Feminist Economics, 25(3), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/13545701.2018.1542155

There is a resurgence of interest in time-use research driven, inter alia, by the desire to understand if development interventions, especially when targeted to women, lead to time constraints by increasing work burdens. This has become a primary con... Read More about Time-Use Analytics: An Improved Way of Understanding Gendered Agriculture-Nutrition Pathways.

Employers’ responses to the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa: Revisiting the evidence (2018)
Journal Article
Deane, K., Stevano, S., & Johnston, D. (2019). Employers’ responses to the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa: Revisiting the evidence. Development Policy Review, 37(2), 245-259. https://doi.org/10.1111/dpr.12380

© The Authors 2018. Development Policy Review © 2018 Overseas Development Institute Do employers have a role to play to support people living with HIV? The literature on sub-Saharan Africa points to the existence of a positive business case that sees... Read More about Employers’ responses to the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa: Revisiting the evidence.

Review: Time use as an explanation for the agri-nutrition disconnect? Evidence from rural areas in low and middle income countries (2018)
Journal Article
Johnston, D., Stevano, S., Malapit, H. J., Hull, E., & Kadiyala, S. (2018). Review: Time use as an explanation for the agri-nutrition disconnect? Evidence from rural areas in low and middle income countries. Food Policy, 76, 8-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2017.12.011

Time is a vital input into nutritional outcomes, as it is necessary for the production, procurement and preparation of food, child feeding and childcare. Thus, agricultural interventions may fail to improve nutritional outcomes if they do not take a... Read More about Review: Time use as an explanation for the agri-nutrition disconnect? Evidence from rural areas in low and middle income countries.

The Limits of Instrumentalism: Informal Work and Gendered Cycles of Food Insecurity in Mozambique (2017)
Journal Article
Stevano, S. (2019). The Limits of Instrumentalism: Informal Work and Gendered Cycles of Food Insecurity in Mozambique. Journal of Development Studies, 55(1), 83-98. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220388.2017.1408793

© 2017, © 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. The instrumentalist literature suggests that women can help achieve household food security if they have access to productive resources but do not become overburdened as a result... Read More about The Limits of Instrumentalism: Informal Work and Gendered Cycles of Food Insecurity in Mozambique.

Agriculture, gendered time use, and nutritional outcomes: A systematic review (2015)
Report
Johnston, D., Stevano, S., Malapit, H. J., Kadiyala, S., & Hull, E. (2015). Agriculture, gendered time use, and nutritional outcomes: A systematic review

Existing reviews on agriculture and nutrition consider limited evidence and focus on impact size, rather than impact pathway. This review overcomes the limitations of previous studies by considering a larger evidence base and exploring time as one of... Read More about Agriculture, gendered time use, and nutritional outcomes: A systematic review.

Towards a political economy of the use of research assistants: reflections from fieldwork in Tanzania and Mozambique (2015)
Journal Article
Deane, K., & Stevano, S. (2016). Towards a political economy of the use of research assistants: reflections from fieldwork in Tanzania and Mozambique. Qualitative Research, 16(2), 213-228. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468794115578776

© 2015, © The Author(s) 2015. Research assistants play a vital role in the research process, often acting as more than just translators or interpreters. However, their contributions to and impacts on the research process and outcomes often remain una... Read More about Towards a political economy of the use of research assistants: reflections from fieldwork in Tanzania and Mozambique.

'We have neither money nor time to have breakfast': Reflections on food vulnerability in northern Mozambique (in Italian) (2014)
Journal Article
Stevano, S. (2014). 'We have neither money nor time to have breakfast': Reflections on food vulnerability in northern Mozambique (in Italian)

The article discusses measurements of food security based on the assumption that lack of access to monetary resources is the key determinant of food insecurity. It shows that in the North of Mozambique poor households are faced with both lack of mone... Read More about 'We have neither money nor time to have breakfast': Reflections on food vulnerability in northern Mozambique (in Italian).

The role of research assistants in qualitative and cross-cultural social sciences research
Book Chapter
Stevano, S., & Deane, K. (2017). The role of research assistants in qualitative and cross-cultural social sciences research. In P. Liamputtong (Ed.), Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences, 1-16. Springer Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2779-6_39-1

Cross-cultural research frequently involves working with research assistants to conduct data collection activities. Due to the range of different functions that research assistants end up fulfilling, from translator to guide to gatekeeper, it is clea... Read More about The role of research assistants in qualitative and cross-cultural social sciences research.

Urban food security in the context of inequality and dietary change: A study of schoolchildren in Accra
Working Paper
Stevano, S., Johnston, D., & Codjoe, E. (2018). Urban food security in the context of inequality and dietary change: A study of schoolchildren in Accra

Diets are changing globally, as agricultural and food systems have become globalised and created new forms of food production, distribution, and trade. Understanding how patterns of globalisation affect the welfare of populations is a key development... Read More about Urban food security in the context of inequality and dietary change: A study of schoolchildren in Accra.