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  • Agricultural Markets Instability

    Revisiting the Recent Food Crises

    Edited by Alberto Garrido, Bernhard Brümmer, Robert M'Barek, Miranda Meuwissen, Cristian Morales-Opazo

    Since the financial and food price crises of 2007, market instability has been a topic of major concern to agricultural economists and policy professionals. This volume provides an overview of the key issues surrounding food prices volatility, focusing primarily on drivers, long-term…

    Hardback – 2016-01-18 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Political Economy of Food and Finance

    By Ted P. Schmidt

    The financialization, globalization and industrialization of our food systems make it increasingly difficult to access quality fresh food. In fact, the industrialized global food system is creating products that are less food-like, engendering growing questions about the health and safety of our…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • 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 – 2015-10-30 

  • Philosophy Comes to Dinner

    Arguments About the Ethics of Eating

    Edited by Andrew Chignell, Terence Cuneo, Matthew C. Halteman

    Everyone is talking about food. Chefs are celebrities. "Locavore" and "freegan" have earned spots in the dictionary. Popular books and films about food production and consumption are exposing the unintended consequences of the standard American diet. Questions about the principles and values that…

    Paperback – 2015-10-27 

  • Civic Engagement in Food System Governance

    A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements

    By Alan R. Hunt

    The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. This work presents primary evidence from over 900 documents, interviews, and participant observations, and provides the first descriptive history of local food movement national policy achievements in…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Cities and Agriculture

    Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems

    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
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Food and Public Health

    Contemporary Issues and Future Directions

    Edited by Wendy Wills, Alizon Draper, Ulla Gustafsson

    This book focuses on food policy, and its relationship to public health, as an increasingly important issue in today’s society. Contributors highlight the lack of global regulation in the food supply chain and explore the common tendency to leave regulation to markets and to individual consumer…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14

  • Food and Theatre on the World Stage

    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 Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Global Food Security Governance

    Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security

    By Jessica Duncan

    In 2007/8 world food prices spiked and global economic crisis set in, leaving hundreds of millions of people unable to access adequate food. The international reaction was swift. In a bid for leadership, the 123 member countries of the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security (CFS) adopted…

    Hardback – 2015-03-27
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Health, Food and Social Inequality

    Critical Perspectives on the Supply and Marketing of Food

    By Carolyn Mahoney

    Health, Food and Social Inequality investigates how vast amounts of consumer data are used by the food industry to enable the social ranking of products, food outlets and consumers themselves, and how this influences food consumption patterns. This book supplies a fresh social scientific…

    Hardback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-01-27
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Foodies

    Democracy and Distinction in the Gourmet Foodscape, 2nd Edition

    By Josee Johnston, Shyon Baumann

    This important cultural analysis tells two stories about food. The first depicts good food as democratic. Foodies frequent ‘hole in the wall’ ethnic eateries, appreciate the pie found in working-class truck stops, and reject the snobbery of fancy French restaurants with formal table service. The…

    Paperback – 2014-12-12
    Cultural Spaces

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