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  • Risk Perception, Culture, and Legal Change

    A Comparative Study on Food Safety in the Wake of the Mad Cow Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Matteo Ferrari

    This study explores the reasons behind the different responses of the legal systems of Europe, Japan and the USA in coping with BSE, one of the major food safety crises in recent years. Making reference to the most recent advances on risk perception that cognitive and social sciences, such as legal…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • New Security Frontiers

    Critical Energy and the Resource Challenge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensel

    The globalizing world is increasingly confronting a new category of security issues related to resource availability. The resource environment contains both traditional categories, such as energy, foodstuffs, and water, as well as new technologically related resources, such as rare earth minerals.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Global Interdisciplinary Studies Series

  • Embodied Food Politics

    1st Edition

    By Michael S. Carolan

    While the phenomenon of embodied knowledge is becoming integrated into the social sciences, critical geography, and feminist research agendas it continues to be largely ignored by agro-food scholars. This book helps fill this void by inserting into the food literature living, feeling, sensing…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Critical Food Studies

  • Food in the Migrant Experience

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-08-26
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Why We Eat, How We Eat

    Contemporary Encounters between Foods and Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emma-Jayne Abbots, Anna Lavis

    Why We Eat, How We Eat maps new terrains in thinking about relations between bodies and foods. With the central premise that food is both symbolic and material, the volume explores the intersections of current critical debates regarding how individuals eat and why they eat. Through a wide-ranging…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Critical Food Studies

  • Neoliberal Bodies and the Gendered Fat Body

    1st Edition

    By Hannele Harjunen

    In recent decades the rise of the so-called "global obesity epidemic" has led to fatness and fat bodies being debated incessantly in popular, professional, and academic arenas. Fatness and fat bodies are shamed and demonised, and the public monitoring, surveillance and outright policing by the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society
    Gender, Bodies and Transformation

  • Our Children and Other Animals

    The Cultural Construction of Human-Animal Relations in Childhood, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Cole, Kate Stewart

    Focusing on the socialization of the human use of other animals as resources in contemporary Western society, this book explores the cultural reproduction of human-nonhuman animal relations in childhood. With close attention to the dominant practices through which children encounter animals and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04

  • The Communication Scarcity in Agriculture

    1st Edition

    By Jessica Eise, Whitney Hodde

    Today, the general public craves information on food and agriculture with an unprecedented passion. But the agricultural sector, unaccustomed to an interested and inquisitive society, has largely failed to respond to the public’s demands for information. Instead, corporations, time-pressed…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14

  • Food and the Risk Society

    The Power of Risk Perception, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Fabiansson, Stefan Fabiansson

    This book offers a comprehensive understanding of the current scientific knowledge concerning risks associated with food preparation, processing and consumption, with particular attention to the gap between scientific research and public perception. Examining the effects of food on the body from…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08

  • Food Literacy

    Key concepts for health and education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Vidgen

    Globally, the food system and the relationship of the individual to that system, continues to change and grow in complexity. Eating is an everyday event that is part of everyone’s lives. There are many commentaries on the nature of these changes to what, where and how we eat and their…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The Anthropology of Obesity in the United States

    1st Edition

    By Anna Bellisari

    This volume examines the biocultural dimensions of obesity from an anthropological perspective in an effort to broaden understanding of a growing public health concern. The United States of America currently has the highest rates of obesity among developed countries, with an alarming rise in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-23

  • The Sociology of Food and Agriculture

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Carolan

    In this second edition of The Sociology of Food and Agriculture, students are provided with a substantially revised and updated introductory text to this emergent field. The book begins with the recent development of agriculture under capitalism and neo-liberal regimes, and the transformation of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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