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  • Exploring the Materiality of Food 'Stuffs'

    Transformations, Symbolic Consumption and Embodiments

    Edited by Louise Steel, Katharina Zinn

    From remote antiquity to contemporary contexts, food and the ‘stuff’ of food remains central to people’s daily experiences as well as their sense and expression of identity. This volume explores the materiality of foodstuffs past and present, examining humanity’s intriguingly complex relationships…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    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,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Transforming Gender and Food Security in the Global South

    Edited by Jemimah Njuki, John R. Parkins, Amy Kaler

    Drawing on studies from Africa, Asia and South America, this book provides empirical evidence and conceptual explorations of the gendered dimensions of food security. It investigates how food security and gender inequity are conceptualized within interventions, assesses the impacts and outcomes of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-22 
    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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Renaissance Food from Rabelais to Shakespeare

    Culinary Readings and Culinary Histories

    Edited by Joan Fitzpatrick

    Providing a unique perspective on a fascinating aspect of early modern culture, this volume focuses on the role of food and diet as represented in the works of a range of European authors, including Shakespeare, from the late medieval period to the mid seventeenth century. The volume is divided…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Doing Nutrition Differently

    Critical Approaches to Diet and Dietary Intervention

    Edited by Allison Hayes-Conroy

    'Hegemonic nutrition' is produced and proliferated by a wide variety of social institutions such as mainstream nutrition science, clinical nutrition as well as those less classically linked such as life science/agro-food companies, the media, family, education, religion and the law. The collective…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Foundations of EU Food Law and Policy

    Ten Years of the European Food Safety Authority

    By Alberto Alemanno, Simone Gabbi

    This volume presents the viewpoints of academics, food lawyers, industry and consumer representatives as well as those of EU policymakers on the first ten years of activity of one of the most prominent European agencies. Its broader purpose, however, is to discuss the future role played by EFSA…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Food Transgressions

    Making Sense of Contemporary Food Politics

    Edited by Michael K. Goodman, Colin Sage

    Reconnecting so-called alternative food geographies back to the mainstream food system - especially in light of the discursive and material 'transgressions' currently happening between alternative and conventional food networks, this volume critically interrogates and evaluates what stands for '…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • The Food Industries of Europe in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

    By Alain Drouard

    Edited by Derek J. Oddy

    The industrialization of food preservation and processing has been a dramatic development across Europe during modern times. This book sets out its story from the beginning of the nineteenth century when preservation of food from one harvest to another was essential to prevent hunger and even…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Food in the Migrant Experience

    Edited by Anne J. Kershen

    At its most basic, food is vital to our survival there can be no form of life without it. But in economically developed and thriving societies there is more to eating and drinking than just surviving. As the centuries have passed, the marketing, preparation and presentation of food has become an…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

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