Food Products

  • Feeding Cities

    Improving local food access, security, and resilience, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Food Consumption in the City

    Practices and patterns in urban Asia and the Pacific, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Routledge Handbook of Food as a Commons

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jose Luis Vivero-Pol, Tomaso Ferrando, Olivier De Schutter, Ugo Mattei

    This Handbook provides the first comprehensive review and synthesis of knowledge and new thinking on how food and food systems can be thought, interpreted and practiced around the old/new paradigms of commons and commoning. The overall aim is to investigate the multiple constraints that occur…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Filtered

    Coffee, the Café and the 21st-Century City, 1st Edition

    By Emma Felton

    Café culture is flourishing in cities across the world. From London to Seoul, Melbourne to Shanghai and many cities in between, people are flocking to cafés. A recent phenomenon, café culture has made its reappearance only since the end of the 20th century. What is the appeal of the café for urban…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Localizing Global Food

    Short Food Supply Chains as Responses to Agri-Food System Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agni Kalfagianni, Sophia Skordili

    Short food supply chains (SFSCs) rely primarily on local production and processing practices for the provision of food and are, in principle, more sustainable in social,  economic and environmental terms than supply chains where production and consumption are widely separated. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vicki Harman, Benedetta Cappellini, Charlotte Faircloth

    This cross-disciplinary volume brings together diverse perspectives on children’s food occasions inside and outside of the home across different geographical locations. By unpacking mundane food occasions - from school dinners to domestic meals and from breakfast to snacks - Feeding Children Inside…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Farming, Food and Nature

    Respecting Animals, People and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, Carol McKenna

    Livestock production and its use of finite resources is devastating biodiversity and pushing wildlife to the brink of extinction. This powerful book examines the massive global impact caused by intensive livestock production and then explores solutions, ranging from moving to agroecological farming…

    Paperback – 2018-10-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    A sociological reflection upon fitness and wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wellard

    There is a widespread interest in wellbeing, the healthy body and public health. However, there are also many simplistic and uncritical interpretations of what wellbeing or a healthy body should ‘look like’. By focusing upon wellbeing through examples taken from fitness-related activities, which…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Organic Food and Farming in China

    Top-down and Bottom-up Ecological Initiatives, 1st Edition

    By Steffanie Scott, Zhenzhong Si, Theresa Schumilas, Aijuan Chen

    Despite reports of food safety and quality scandals, China has a rapidly expanding organic agriculture and food sector, and there is a revolution in ecological food and ethical eating in China’s cities. This book shows how a set of social, economic, cultural, and environmental conditions have…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Seafood

    Ocean to the Plate, 1st Edition

    By Shingo Hamada, Richard Wilk

    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 – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • Risk and Food Safety in China and Japan

    Theoretical Perspectives and Empirical Insights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louis Augustin-Jean, Jean Pierre Poulain

    Around the world, food has probably never been as safe as it is today. However, periodic crises have aroused consumer anxiety and contributed to a general lack of confidence in the agro-industrial system. The diverse nature of these crises increases governments’ and industry difficulties in…

    Hardback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Text, Food and the Early Modern Reader

    Eating Words, 1st Edition

    By Jason Scott-Warren, Andrew Elder Zurcher

    In early modern culture, eating and reading were entangled acts. Our dead metaphors (swallowed stories, overcooked narratives, digested information) are all that now remains of a rich interplay between text and food, in which every element of dining, from preparation to purgation, had its…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

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