Agriculture and Food Products

  • Food and Theatre on the World Stage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dorothy Chansky, Ann Folino White

    Putting food and theatre into direct conversation, this volume focuses on how food and theatre have operated for centuries as partners in the performative, symbolic, and literary making of meaning. Through case studies, literary analyses, and performance critiques, contributors examine theatrical…

    Hardback – 2015-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Sustainable Food Systems

    Building a New Paradigm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Marsden, Adrian Morley

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this…

    Paperback – 2015-05-27
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Food and Gastronomy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Sloan, Willy Legrand, Clare Hindley

    The issues surrounding the provision, preparation and development of food products is fundamental to every human being on the planet. Given the scarcity of agricultural land, environmental pollution, climate change and the exponential growth of the world’s population where starvation and obesity…

    Hardback – 2015-05-26
    Routledge

  • Water Management, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Economies

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. Dinesh Kumar, M.V.K. Sivamohan, Nitin Bassi

    This book addresses strategies for food security and sustainable agriculture in developing economies. The book focuses primarily on India, a fast developing economy, whose natural resource base comprising land and water supporting agricultural production is not only under enormous stress, but also…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Political Ecologies of Meat

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jody Emel, Harvey Neo

    Livestock production worldwide is increasing rapidly, in part due to economic growth and demand for meat in industrializing countries. Yet there are many concerns about the sustainability of increased meat production and consumption, from perspectives including human health, animal welfare, climate…

    Paperback – 2015-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Ecology

  • Coffee Agroecology

    A New Approach to Understanding Agricultural Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer

    Based on principles of the conservation and optimization of biodiversity and of equity and sustainability, this book focuses on the ecology of the coffee agroecosystem as a model for a sustainable agricultural ecosystem. It draws on the authors' own research conducted over the last twenty…

    Paperback – 2015-01-19
    Routledge

  • Human Rights and the Food Sovereignty Movement

    Reclaiming control, 1st Edition

    By Priscilla Claeys

    Our global food system is undergoing rapid change. Since the global food crisis of 2007-2008, a range of new issues have come to public attention, such as land grabbing, food prices volatility, agrofuels and climate change. Peasant social movements are trying to respond to these challenges by…

    Paperback – 2015-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Ecocultures

    Blueprints for Sustainable Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Böhm, Zareen Pervez Bharucha, Jules Pretty

    The world faces a ‘perfect storm’ of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-09
    Routledge

  • Progress in Agricultural Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    In the second half of the twentieth century, significant changes were occurring within the agricultural industry, including an increase in efficiency and government intervention, as well as expanded and more complicated patterns of trade. This comprehensive volume, first published in 1986, reflects…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Progress in Rural Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    This wide-ranging volume, first published in 1983, reflects the increasing scope of the field of rural geography in the second half of the twentieth century. Although traditional areas of study such as agriculture and the land-use patterns of the countryside remained important, scholars also began…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Depolarizing Food and Agriculture

    An Economic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Barkley, Paul W. Barkley

    Many issues in food and agriculture are portrayed as increasingly polarized. These include industrial vs. sustainable agriculture, conventional vs. organic production methods, and global vs. local food sourcing, to name only three. This book addresses the origins, validity, consequences, and…

    Paperback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Food Ethics: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Ronald L. Sandler

    Food Ethics: The Basics is a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the ethical dimensions of the production and consumption of food. It offers an impartial exploration of the most prominent ethical questions relating to food and agriculture including: • Should we eat animals? • Are locally…

    Paperback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge
    The Basics

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