Agriculture and Food Products

  • Growing Livelihoods

    Local Food Systems and Community Development, 1st Edition

    By Rhonda Phillips, Chris Wharton

    Community planning is starting to include a broader food systems focus, spanning topics such as nutrition and health outcomes, sustainable farming practices, economic and social implications of local food production, distribution, and consumption. Together, these issues are a driving force for the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

  • Food Wars

    The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and decision-making within…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22
    Routledge

  • Cities and Agriculture

    Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henk de Zeeuw, Pay Drechsel

    As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence-based "state of the art" chapters…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Adapting to Climate Uncertainty in African Agriculture

    Narratives and knowledge politics, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Whitfield

    Future climatic and agro-ecological changes in Africa are uncertain and associated with high degrees of spatial and temporal variability and this change is differently simulated within divergent climate-crop models and in controlled crop breeding stations. Furthermore, uncertainty emerges in local…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Governing Agricultural Sustainability

    Global lessons from GM crops, 1st Edition

    Edited by Phil Macnaghten, Susana Carro-Ripalda

    Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been…

    Paperback – 2015-07-09
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • 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

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