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  • Food Utopias

    Reimagining citizenship, ethics and community

    Edited by Paul V. Stock, Michael Carolan, Christopher Rosin

    Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements – including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty – consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency…

    Paperback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Embodied Food Politics

    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
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • 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
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Biological Economies

    Experimentation and the politics of agri-food frontiers

    Edited by Richard Le Heron, Hugh Campbell, Nick Lewis, Michael Carolan

    Recent agri-food studies, including commodity systems, the political economy of agriculture, regional development, and wider examinations of the rural dimension in economic geography and rural sociology have been confronted by three challenges. These can be summarized as: ‘more than human’…

    Hardback – 2016-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Cheaponomics

    The High Cost of Low Prices

    By Michael Carolan

    Do you really think you are getting a good deal when given that free mobile phone for switching service providers, if a multinational retailer undercuts its competitors or by the fact that food is relatively cheaper today in many countries than ever before?  Think again! As Michael Carolan…

    Paperback – 2014-03-19
    Routledge

  • Reclaiming Food Security

    By Michael S. Carolan

    In this challenging work, the author argues that the goal of any food system should not simply be to provide the cheapest calories possible. A secure food system is one that affords people and nations – in both the present and future – the capabilities to prosper and lead long, happy, and healthy…

    Paperback – 2013-04-10
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Sociology of Food and Agriculture

    By Michael Carolan

    As interest has increased in topics such as the globalization of the agrifood system, food security, and food safety, the subjects of food and agriculture are making their way into a growing number of courses in disciplines within the social sciences and the humanities, like sociology and food…

    Paperback – 2012-03-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Real Cost of Cheap Food

    By Michael Carolan

    This challenging but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that food has become reduced to a state, such as a price per ounce,…

    Paperback – 2011-08-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Decentering Biotechnology

    Assemblages Built and Assemblages Masked

    By Michael S. Carolan

    Decentering Biotechnology explores the nature of technology, objects and patent law. Investigating the patenting of organic life and the manner in which artifacts of biotechnology are given their object-ive appearance, Carolan details the enrollment mechanisms that give biotechnology its momentum.…

    Hardback – 2010-10-28
    Routledge

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