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Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment


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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]).

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School Farms Feeding and Educating Children

School Farms: Feeding and Educating Children

1st Edition

Forthcoming

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 ...

Holiday Hunger in the UK Local Responses to Childhood Food Insecurity

Holiday Hunger in the UK: Local Responses to Childhood Food Insecurity

1st Edition

Forthcoming

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...

True Cost Accounting for Food Balancing the Scale

True Cost Accounting for Food: Balancing the Scale

1st Edition

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 ...

Food, Senses and the City

Food, Senses and the City

1st Edition

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...

Resourcing an Agroecological Urbanism Political, Transformational and Territorial Dimensions

Resourcing an Agroecological Urbanism: Political, Transformational and Territorial Dimensions

1st Edition

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...

The Bioeconomy Approach Constraints and Opportunities for Sustainable Development

The Bioeconomy Approach: Constraints and Opportunities for Sustainable Development

1st Edition

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 ...

Raw Veganism The Philosophy of The Human Diet

Raw Veganism: The Philosophy of The Human Diet

1st Edition

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, ...

Sustainable Food System Assessment Lessons from Global Practice

Sustainable Food System Assessment: Lessons from Global Practice

1st Edition

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 ...

Plant-Based Diets for Succulence and Sustainability

Plant-Based Diets for Succulence and Sustainability

1st Edition

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 ...

Food and Nutrition Security in Southern African Cities

Food and Nutrition Security in Southern African Cities

1st Edition

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 ...

Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions

Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions

1st Edition

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 ...

Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security

Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space: La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security

1st Edition

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 ...

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