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  • Food and Language

    Discourses and Foodways across Cultures

    By Kathleen C. Riley, Amy L. Paugh

    Food and Language: Discourses and Foodways across Cultures presents an overview of how discourses and foodways are intertwined across cultures and social settings: how do we talk about food, how do we interact in its presence, how do we use food to communicate, and how does social interaction…

    Paperback – 2018-09-05 
    Routledge Foundations in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Seafood

    Ocean to the Plate

    By Richard Wilk, Shingo Hamada

    Seafood draws on controversial themes in the interdisciplinary field of food studies, with case studies from different eras and geographic regions. Using familiar commodities, this accessible book will help students understand cutting-edge issues in sustainability and ask readers to think about the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Nordic Food Transitions

    Towards a territorialized action space for food and rural development

    Edited by Jesper Manniche, Bjornar Saether

    The ambition of the book is to investigate a possible transition in the markets for food in the Nordic countries. Six chapters from various disciplinary traditions study change and innovation within the food sectors in Denmark, Sweden and Norway; while an introductory chapter discusses the findings…

    Hardback – 2018-06-29 

  • Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

    Greening the World's Food Economy

    By Jules Pretty, Zareen Pervez Bharucha

    Sustainable intensification (SI) has emerged in recent years as a powerful new conceptualisation of agricultural sustainability and has been widely adopted in policy circles and debates. It is defined as a process or system where yields are increased without adverse environmental impact and without…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Farmers' Cooperatives and Sustainable Food Systems in Europe

    By Raquel Ajates Gonzalez

    Farmers' cooperatives are very prevalent in the European Union, where they account for approximately half of agricultural trade and thus are key to articulating rural realities and in shaping the sustainability credentials of European food and farming. This book analyses to what extent farmers'…

    Hardback – 2018-06-12 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • 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 – 2018-06-09 
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Food Systems Governance

    Challenges for justice, equality and human rights

    Edited by Amanda Kennedy, Jonathan Liljeblad

    Sustainability and food production represent a major challenge to society, with both consumption and supply sides posing practical and ethical dilemmas. This book shows that food governance issues can occur in many ways and at many points along the food chain. The risks and impacts, particularly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-09 
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Fat

    2nd Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    In contemporary western societies, the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized, and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30 

  • Transforming Food and Agricultural Policy

    Post-exceptionalism in public policy

    Edited by Carsten Daugbjerg, Peter H. Feindt

    Western democratic welfare states often featured sectoral governance arrangements where governments negotiated policy with sectoral elites, based on shared ideas and exclusive institutional arrangements. Food and agriculture policy is widely considered an extreme case of compartmentalized and ‘…

    Hardback – 2018-05-07 
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Vicki Harman, Benedetta Cappellini, Charlotte Fairclough

    Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home provides new critical approaches to feeding children as a social practice influenced by a variety of institutions, norms, values and moral accountability. This collection will seek to provide an interrogation of contemporary parenting culture across…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Sociological Futures

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Food and Knowledge in Renaissance Italy

    Bartolomeo Scappi's Paper Kitchens

    By Deborah L Krohn

    Though Bartolomeo Scappi's Opera (1570), the first illustrated cookbook, is well known to historians of food, up to now there has been no study of its illustrations, unique in printed books through the early seventeenth century. In Food and Knowledge in Renaissance Italy, Krohn both treats the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

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