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  • Food, Agriculture and Social Change

    The Everyday Vitality of Latin America

    Edited by Stephen Sherwood, Alberto Arce, Myriam Paredes

    In recent years, food studies scholarship has tended to focus on a number of increasingly abstract, largely unquestioned concepts with regard to how capital, markets and states organize and operate. This has led to a gulf between public policy and people’s realities with food as experienced in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Food Security, Agricultural Policies and Economic Growth

    Long-term Dynamics in the Past, Present and Future

    By Niek Koning

    Using a political-economic approach supplemented with insights from human ecology, this volume analyses the long-term dynamics of food security and economic growth. The book begins by discussing the nature of preindustrial food crises and the changes that have occurred…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Politics and Aesthetics of Hunger and Disgust

    Perspectives from the Dark Grotesque

    By Michel Delville, Andrew Norris

    This study examines how hunger narratives and performances contribute to a reconsideration of neglected or prohibited domains of thinking which only a full confrontation with the body’s heterogeneity and plasticity can reveal. From literary motif or psychosomatic symptom to revolutionary gesture or…

    Hardback – 2017-03-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • The Common Agricultural Policy after the Fischler Reform

    National Implementations, Impact Assessment and the Agenda for Future Reforms

    By Alessandro Sorrentino, Roberto Henke

    Providing an updated state of the art report on the effects of the 2003 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, this volume has a particular emphasis on the governance of institutional changes and national/regional implementation. Written from an agricultural economist's point of view and enriched…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritage

    By Ronda L. Brulotte

    Edited by Michael A. Di Giovine

    Food - its cultivation, preparation and communal consumption - has long been considered a form of cultural heritage. A dynamic, living product, food creates social bonds as it simultaneously marks off and maintains cultural difference. In bringing together anthropologists, historians and other…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Naming Food After Places

    Food Relocalisation and Knowledge Dynamics in Rural Development

    Edited by Apostolos G. Papadopoulos, Maria Fonte

    Bringing together a range of case studies from Ireland, Scotland, Sweden, Germany, Norway, Poland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Greece, this book compares and contrasts different models of food re-localization. The richness and complexity of the international case studies provide a broad…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Local Food Systems in Old Industrial Regions

    Concepts, Spatial Context, and Local Practices

    By Jay D. Gatrell, Paula S. Ross

    Edited by Neil Reid

    In recent years there has been an explosion of interest in local food systems-among policy makers, planners, and public health professionals, as well as environmentalists, community developers, academics, farmers, and ordinary citizens. While most local food systems share common characteristics,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Food and War in Twentieth Century Europe

    By Rachel Duffett

    Edited by Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska

    Wars cannot be fought and sustained without food and this unique collection explores the impact of war on food production, allocation and consumption in Europe in the twentieth century. A comparative perspective which incorporates belligerent, occupied and neutral countries provides new insights…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Saving More Than Seeds

    Practices and Politics of Seed Saving

    By Catherine Phillips

    Saving More Than Seeds advances understandings of seed-people relations, with particular focus on seed saving. The practice of reusing and exchanging seeds provides foundation for food production and allows humans and seed to adapt together in dynamic socionatural conditions. But the practice and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

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