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  • The Common Agricultural Policy after the Fischler Reform

    National Implementations, Impact Assessment and the Agenda for Future Reforms, 1st Edition

    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

  • Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    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
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Naming Food After Places

    Food Relocalisation and Knowledge Dynamics in Rural Development, 1st Edition

    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

  • Local Food Systems in Old Industrial Regions

    Concepts, Spatial Context, and Local Practices, 1st Edition

    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

  • Food and War in Twentieth Century Europe

    1st Edition

    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

  • Saving More Than Seeds

    Practices and Politics of Seed Saving, 1st Edition

    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

  • Geographies of Obesity

    Environmental Understandings of the Obesity Epidemic, 1st Edition

    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

  • Consumption Challenged

    Food in Medialised Everyday Lives, 1st Edition

    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

  • Food and Femininity in Twentieth-Century British Women's Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Andrea Adolph

    In her feminist intervention into the ways in which British women novelists explore and challenge the limitations of the mind-body binary historically linked to constructions of femininity, Andrea Adolph examines female characters in novels by Barbara Pym, Angela Carter, Helen Dunmore, Helen…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • Ingrained

    A Human Bio-geography of Wheat, 1st Edition

    By Lesley Head, Jennifer Atchison

    Plants are fundamental players in human lives, underpinning our food supply and contributing to the air we breathe, but they are easy to take for granted and have received insufficient attention in the social sciences. This book advances understanding of human-plant relations using the example of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • From the Ground Up

    Community Gardens in New York City and the Politics of Spatial Transformation, 1st Edition

    By Efrat Eizenberg

    Little-known, and hidden between skyscrapers and wide avenues, some 650 community gardens dot New York City. Set within one of the densest and most expensive real estate markets, these gardens are attended by some of the least advantaged residents of the city. Urban residents use these spaces for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • Agriculture and EU Environmental Law

    1st Edition

    By Brian Jack

    This book critically examines the development and current structure of European Union agri-environmental measures at a substantive level. Examining the measures in an integrated manner, showing how they interrelate linking different aspects of European Union agricultural law and policy, this volume…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

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