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  • Urban Food Systems Governance and Poverty in African Cities - (Open Access)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Battersby, Vanessa Watson

    As Africa urbanises and the focus of poverty shifts to urban centres, there is an imperative to address poverty in African cities. This is particularly the case in smaller cities, which are often the most rapidly urbanising, but the least able to cope with this growth. This book argues that an…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Pritchard, Rodomiro Ortiz, Meera Shekar

    The concept of food and nutrition security has evolved and risen to the top of the international policy agenda over the last decade. Yet it is a complex and multi-faceted issue, requiring a broad and inter-disciplinary perspective for full understanding. This Handbook represents the most…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Social Mobilization, Global Capitalism and Struggles over Food

    A Comparative Study of Social Movements, 1st Edition

    By Renata Motta

    This book explores the transformation of Brazil and Argentina into two of the world’s largest producers of genetically modified (GM) crops. Systematically comparing their stories in order to explain their paths, differences, ruptures and changes, the author reveals that the emergence of the two…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Entangled Inequalities: Exploring Global Asymmetries

  • Food and Language

    Discourses and Foodways across Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen C. Riley, Amy L. Paugh

    Food and Language: Discourses and Foodways across Cultures explores in innovative ways how food and language are intertwined across cultures and social settings. How do we talk about food? How do we interact in its presence? How do we use food to communicate? And how does social interaction feed us…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Foundations in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Nordic Food Transitions

    Towards a territorialized action space for food and rural development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jesper Manniche, Bjornar Saether

    The ambition of the book is to investigate a possible transition in the markets for food in the Nordic countries. Six chapters from various disciplinary traditions study change and innovation within the food sectors in Denmark, Sweden and Norway; while an introductory chapter discusses the findings…

    Hardback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

    Greening the World's Food Economy, 1st Edition

    By Jules Pretty, Zareen Pervez Bharucha

    Sustainable intensification (SI) has emerged in recent years as a powerful new conceptualisation of agricultural sustainability and has been widely adopted in policy circles and debates. It is defined as a process or system where yields are increased without adverse environmental impact and without…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Farmers' Cooperatives and Sustainable Food Systems in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Raquel Ajates Gonzalez

    Farmers' cooperatives are very prevalent in the European Union, where they account for approximately half of agricultural trade and thus are key to articulating rural realities and in shaping the sustainability credentials of European food and farming. This book analyses to what extent farmers'…

    Hardback – 2018-06-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Food sovereignty is an emerging discourse of empowerment and autonomy in the food system with the development of associated practices in rural and some urban spaces. While literature on food sovereignty has proliferated since the first usage of the term in 1996 at the Rome Food Summit, most has…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Food Systems Governance

    Challenges for justice, equality and human rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Kennedy, Jonathan Liljeblad

    Sustainability and food production represent a major challenge to society, with both consumption and supply sides posing practical and ethical dilemmas. This book shows that food governance issues can occur in many ways and at many points along the food chain. The risks and impacts, particularly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Transforming Food and Agricultural Policy

    Post-exceptionalism in public policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Daugbjerg, Peter H. Feindt

    Western democratic welfare states often featured sectoral governance arrangements where governments negotiated policy with sectoral elites, based on shared ideas and exclusive institutional arrangements. Food and agriculture policy is widely considered an extreme case of compartmentalized and ‘…

    Hardback – 2018-05-28
    Routledge
    Journal of European Public Policy Series

  • Fat

    2nd Edition

    By Deborah Lupton

    In contemporary western societies, the fat body has become a focus of stigmatizing discourses and practices aimed at disciplining, regulating and containing it. Despite the fact that in many western countries fat bodies outnumber those that are thin, fat people are still socially marginalized, and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge

  • Food and Knowledge in Renaissance Italy

    Bartolomeo Scappi's Paper Kitchens, 1st Edition

    By Deborah L Krohn

    Though Bartolomeo Scappi's Opera (1570), the first illustrated cookbook, is well known to historians of food, up to now there has been no study of its illustrations, unique in printed books through the early seventeenth century. In Food and Knowledge in Renaissance Italy, Krohn both treats the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

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