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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…

    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 – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • 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

  • Geographies of Obesity

    Environmental Understandings of the Obesity Epidemic

    By Karen Witten

    Edited by Jamie Pearce

    Over the past two decades, rates of adult and childhood obesity in the developed world have risen sharply. By the year 2000, 65% of the United States population were overweight, 30% of these obese. Whilst medical treatment has tended to focus on individual habits of diet and exercise, this approach…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Consumption Challenged

    Food in Medialised Everyday Lives

    By Bente Halkier

    In public debates, communication campaigns and public policies, it is increasingly common to attribute to consumers and their agency an ability to help solve a broad array of societal problems. This tendency is particularly clear in the field of food consumption, owing to the fact that food is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

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