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  • Careful Eating: Bodies, Food and Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emma-Jayne Abbots, Anna Lavis, Luci Attala

    Critically reflecting on the interplays between food and care, this multidisciplinary volume asks ’why do individuals, institutions and agencies care about what other people eat?’ It explores how acts of caring about food and eating shape and intervene in individual bodies as well as being enacted…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • Civic Engagement in Food System Governance

    A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements, 1st Edition

    By Alan R. Hunt

    The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. This work presents primary evidence from over 900 documents, interviews, and participant observations, and provides the first descriptive history of local food movement national policy achievements in…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • Big Food

    Critical perspectives on the global growth of the food and beverage industry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon N. Williams, Marion Nestle

    Obesity is a global public health problem of crucial importance. Obesity rates remain high in high-income countries and are rapidly increasing in low- and middle- income countries. Concurrently, the global consumption of unhealthy products, such as soft drinks and processed foods, continues to rise…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Culinary Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Pilcher

    Over the past two centuries, global commodity chains and industrial food processing systems have been built on an infrastructure of critical but often-overlooked facilities and technologies used to transport food and to convey knowledge about food. This culinary infrastructure comprises both…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Savoring Alternative Food

    School gardens, healthy eating and visceral difference, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Hayes-Conroy

    Advocates of the alternative food movement often insist that food is our "common ground" – that through the very basic human need to eat, we all become entwined in a network of mutual solidarity. In this challenging book, the author explores the contradictions and shortcomings of alternative…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Literature and Food Studies

    1st Edition

    By Amy L. Tigner, Allison Carruth

    Literature and Food Studies introduces readers to a growing interdisciplinary field by examining literary genres and cultural movements as they engage with the edible world and, in turn, illuminate transnational histories of empire, domesticity, scientific innovation, and environmental…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23
    Routledge
    Literature and Contemporary Thought

  • Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms

    A Convergence in Laws, 1st Edition

    By Charles Lawson, Berris Charnley

    Taking a global viewpoint, this volume addresses issues arising from recent developments in the enduring and topical debates over Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and their relationship to Intellectual Property (IP). The work examines changing responses to the growing acceptance and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Global Food Security Governance

    Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Duncan

    In 2007/8 world food prices spiked and global economic crisis set in, leaving hundreds of millions of people unable to access adequate food. The international reaction was swift. In a bid for leadership, the 123 member countries of the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security (CFS) adopted…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Public Policies for Food Sovereignty

    Social Movements and the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annette Aurelie Desmarais, Priscilla Claeys, Amy Trauger

    An increasing number of rural and urban-based movements are realizing some political traction in their demands for democratization of food systems through food sovereignty. Some are pressuring to institutionalize food sovereignty principles and practices through laws, policies, and programs.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The Meat Crisis

    Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Public History and the Food Movement

    Adding the Missing Ingredient, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Moon, Cathy Stanton

    Public History and the Food Movement argues that today’s broad interest in making food systems fairer, healthier, and more sustainable offers a compelling opportunity for the public history field. Moon and Stanton show how linking heritage institutions’ unique skills and resources with…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Food Futures

    Multidisciplinary Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Duncan, Megan Bailey

    Securing sustainable food for everyone is one of the world's most pressing challenges, but research, policy, and programmes remain fragmented, and effective solutions have been slow to emerge. This book takes on these challenges by proposing a range of solutions that can advance pathways towards…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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