University of Tasmania
Michelle Phillipov is an ARC DECRA Research Fellow and lecturer in Journalism, Media and Communications at the University of Tasmania. Her project, The New Politics of Food and the Australian Media (DE140101412), explores the ways in which the mainstreaming of food politics is changing what we eat, how we eat and how that food is produced and marketed.
ArticlesIn an article in the Sunday Tasmanian shortly after the deaths of Melbourne teenagers Jodie Gater and Stephanie Gestier in 2007, Tasmanian Catholic Schools Parents and Friends Federation president Bill Button claimed: “Parents are concerned because all of a sudden their child, if they have access to a computer, can turn into an Emo” (qtd. in Vowles 1).For a few months in...Read more
ArticlesOver the past two decades in the West, practices of ethical consumption have become increasingly visible within mainstream consumer culture (Lewis and Potter). While they manifest in a variety of forms, such practices are frequently articulated to politics of anti-consumerism, environmentalism, and sustainable consumption through which lifestyle choices are conceived as methods for investing...Read more