This series includes a wide range of inter-disciplinary approaches to food, society and the environment. It includes textbooks, research monographs and titles aimed at professionals, NGOs and policy-makers. Authors or editors of potential new titles should contact Hannah Ferguson, Editor ([email protected]).
Food, Senses and the City
Resourcing an Agroecological Urbanism Political, Transformational and Territorial Dimensions
Raw Veganism The Philosophy of The Human Diet
Edited By Alshimaa Aboelmakarem Farag, Samaa Badawi, Gurpinder Lalli, Maya Kamareddine
November 29, 2021
This book highlights the potential of school farms to fight hunger and malnutrition by providing access to locally produced, fresh and healthy food as well as providing young students with educational opportunities to learn, interact with nature, and develop their skills. Hunger is one of the most ...
By Michael A. Long, Margaret Anne Defeyter, Paul B. Stretesky
August 04, 2021
This timely and much-needed book focuses on the phenomenon often referred to as "holiday hunger" in the United Kingdom. The book begins by outlining the history and scope of holiday hunger – the condition that occurs when a child’s household is, or will become, food insecure during the summer...
Edited By Barbara Gemmill-Herren, Lauren E. Baker, Paula A. Daniels
June 23, 2021
This book explains how True Cost Accounting is an effective tool we can use to address the pervasive imbalance in our food system. Calls are coming from all quarters that the food system is broken and needs a radical transformation. A system that feeds many yet continues to create both extreme ...
Edited By Ferne Edwards, Roos Gerritsen, Grit Wesser
March 24, 2021
This work explores diverse cultural understandings of food practices in cities through the senses, drawing on case studies in the Americas, Asia, Australia, and Europe. The volume includes the senses within the popular field of urban food studies to explore new understandings of how people live in...
Edited By Chiara Tornaghi, Michiel Dehaene
March 08, 2021
Foregrounding an innovative and radical perspective on food planning, this book makes the case for an agroecological urbanism in which food is a key component in the reinvention of new and just social arrangements and ecological practices. Building on state-of-the-art and participatory research on...
Edited By Udaya Sekhar Nagothu
March 11, 2020
This book examines the bioeconomy concept, analysing the opportunities it can generate, the constraints and the potential benefits for society. The main objective of bioeconomy is to promote economic development, by creating jobs and enhancing the sustainable utilization of bio-resources. A ...
By Carlo Alvaro
February 17, 2020
Human beings are getting fatter and sicker. As we question what we eat and why we eat it, this book argues that living well involves consuming a raw vegan diet. With eating healthfully and eating ethically being simpler said than done, this book argues that the best solution to health, ...
Edited By Alison Blay-Palmer, Damien Conaré, Ken Meter, Amanda Di Battista, Carla Johnston
December 02, 2019
Sustainable Food System Assessment provides both practical and theoretical insights about the growing interest in and response to measuring food system sustainability. Bringing together research from the Global North and South, this book shares lessons learned, explores intended and actual project ...
Edited By Kathleen May Kevany
August 19, 2019
This collection takes an interdisciplinary look at how the transformation towards plant-based diets is becoming more culturally acceptable, economically accessible, technically available and politically viable. We offer strategies for achieving sustainable food systems without having to forgo ...
Edited By Bruce Frayne, Jonathan Crush, Cameron McCordic
July 29, 2019
Urban population growth is extremely rapid across Africa and this book places urban food and nutrition security firmly on the development and policy agenda. It shows that current efforts to address food poverty in Africa that focus entirely on small-scale farmers, to the exclusion of ...
Edited By Naomi Hossain, Patta Scott-Villiers
May 21, 2019
Thousands of people in dozens of countries took to the streets when world food prices spiked in 2008 and 2011. What does the persistence of popular mobilization around food tell us about the politics of subsistence in an era of integrated food markets and universal human rights? This book ...
By Ingeborg Gaarde
April 15, 2019
Being the public voice of over 180 member organisations across nearly 90 countries, La Vía Campesina, the global peasant movement, has planted itself firmly on the international scene. This book explores the internationalisation of the movement, with a specific focus on the engagement of ...