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  • Localizing Global Food

    Short Food Supply Chains as Responses to Agri-Food System Challenges

    Edited by Agni Kalfagianni, Sophia Skordili

    Short food supply chains (SFSCs) rely primarily on local production and processing practices for the provision of food, and are in principle more sustainable in social, economic and environmental terms, than supply chains where production and consumption are widely separated. This book reviews and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Feeding Cities

    Improving local food access, security, and resilience

    Edited by Christopher Bosso

    There is enormous current interest in urban food systems, with a wide array of policies and initiatives intended to increase food security, decrease ecological impacts and improve public health. This volume is a cross-disciplinary and applied approach to urban food system sustainability,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Urban Food Planning

    Seeds of Transition in the Global North

    By Rositsa T. Ilieva

    This highly original work examines the rise of the urban food planning movement in the Global North and provides insights into the new relationship between cities and food which has started developing over the past decade. It sheds light on cities as new spaces for food system innovation and on…

    Paperback – 2018-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The History of the Beer and Brewing Industry

    Edited by Ignazio Cabras, David Higgins

    Beer is widely defined as the result of the brewing process which has been refined and improved over centuries. Beer is the drink of the masses – it is bought by consumers whose income, wealth, education, and ethnic background vary substantially, something which can be seen by taking a look at the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security

    Edited by Bill Pritchard, Rodomiro Ortiz, Meera Shekar

    The concept of food and nutrition security has evolved and risen to the top of the international policy agenda over the last decade. Yet it is a complex and multi-faceted issue, requiring a broad and inter-disciplinary perspective for full understanding. This Handbook represents the most…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Tin and Global Capitalism, 1850-2000

    A History of "the Devil's Metal"

    Edited by Mats Ingulstad, Andrew Perchard, Espen Storli

    For most of the twentieth century tin was fundamental for both warfare and welfare. The importance of tin is most powerfully represented by the tin can - an invention which created a revolution in food preservation and helped feed both the armies of the great powers and the masses of the new urban…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The International Grain Trade

    Problems and Prospects

    By Nick Butler

    The mood of the international grain market changed remarkably in the decade before this book was originally published in 1986. In the early 1970s, which were years of buoyancy and high prices, the concern was with feeding the starving millions and subsequently, in the United states, with the use of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern World Economy

  • The Shape of Wine

    Its Packaging Evolution

    By Henry H. Work

    Grape wine has been produced for at least 4,000 years, having been aged, stored and transported in every conceivable type of vessel. Its seductiveness has been enhanced by this packaging: primarily three strikingly different containers – amphorae, wooden barrels and glass bottles. Henry H. Work…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink

  • Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Food sovereignty is an emerging discourse of empowerment and autonomy in the food system with the development of associated practices in rural and some urban spaces. While literature on food sovereignty has proliferated since the first usage of the term in 1996 at the Rome Food Summit, most has…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Food Bank Nations

    Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food

    By Graham Riches

    In the world’s most affluent and food secure societies, why is it now publicly acceptable to feed donated surplus food, dependent on corporate food waste, to millions of hungry people? While recognizing the moral imperative to feed hungry people, this book challenges the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Food Policy in the United States

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Parke Wilde

    This new edition offers a timely update to the leading textbook dedicated to all aspects of U.S. food policy. The update accounts for experience with policy changes in the 2014 Farm Bill and prospects for the next Farm Bill, the publication of the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Real Cost of Cheap Food

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Carolan

    This thought-provoking but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and by exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that our understanding of food has narrowed, such…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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