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  • The Politics of Food Sovereignty

    Concept, Practice and Social Movements

    Edited by Annie Shattuck, Christina Schiavoni, Zoe VanGelder

    Food sovereignty has been a fundamentally contested concept in global agrarian discourse over the last two decades, as a political project and campaign, an alternative, a social movement, and an analytical framework. It has inspired and mobilized diverse publics: workers, scholars and public…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Filtered

    Coffee, the Café & the 21st Century City

    By Emma Felton

    Café culture is flourishing in cities across the world. From London to Seoul, Melbourne to Shanghai and many cities in between, people are flocking to cafés. A recent phenomenon, café culture has made its reappearance only since the end of the twentieth century. What is the appeal of the café for…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Food as a Commons

    Edited by Jose Luis Vivero-Pol, Tomaso Ferrando, Olivier de Schutter, Ugo Mattei

    From the scientific and industrial revolution to the present day, food – an essential element of life - has been progressively transformed into a private, transnational, mono-dimensional commodity of mass consumption for a global market. But over the last decade there has been an increased…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Eating Traditional Food

    Politics, identity and practices

    Edited by Brigitte Sebastia

    Due to its centrality in human activities, food is a meaningful object that necessarily participates in any cultural, social and ideological construction and its qualification as 'traditional' is a politically laden value. This book demonstrates that traditionality as attributed to foods…

    Paperback – 2018-11-02 
    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

  • Food Consumption in the City

    Practices and patterns in urban Asia and the Pacific

    Edited by Marlyne Sahakian, Czarina Saloma, Suren Erkman

    Food consumption patterns and practices are rapidly changing in Asia and the Pacific, and nowhere are these changes more striking than in urban areas. This book brings together scholars from  anthropology, sociology, environmental studies, tourism, architecture and development studies to…

    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

  • Farming, Food and Nature

    Respecting Animals, People and the Environment

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, Carol McKenna

    Livestock production and its use of finite resources is devastating biodiversity and pushing wildlife to the brink of extinction. This powerful book examines the massive global impact caused by intensive livestock production and then explores solutions, ranging from moving to agroecological farming…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Vicki Harman, Benedetta Cappellini, Charlotte Faircloth

    This cross-disciplinary volume brings together diverse perspectives on children’s food occasions inside and outside of the home across different geographical locations. By unpacking mundane food occasions - from school dinners to domestic meals and from breakfast to snacks - Feeding Children Inside…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    A sociological reflection upon fitness and wellbeing

    By Ian Wellard

    There is a widespread interest in wellbeing, the healthy body and public health. However, there are also many simplistic and uncritical interpretations of what wellbeing or a healthy body should ‘look like’. By focusing upon wellbeing through examples taken from fitness-related activities, which…

    Paperback – 2018-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Organic Food and Farming in China

    Top-down and Bottom-up Ecological Initiatives

    By Steffanie Scott, Zhenzhong Si, Theresa Schumilas, Aijuan Chen

    Despite reports of food safety and quality scandals, China has a rapidly expanding organic agriculture and food sector, and there is a revolution in ecological food and ethical eating in China’s cities. This book shows how a set of social, economic, cultural, and environmental conditions have…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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