Environment & Sustainability Textbooks New textbooks for the 2019-2020 academic year

We are proud to present our Environment & Sustainability textbook catalogue! Browse our selection of titles designed for the classroom and focusing on a wide range of key areas in these important and expanding fields.

Food

  • Food, Animals, and the Environment

    An Ethical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Schlottmann, Jeff Sebo

    Food, Animals, and the Environment: An Ethical Approach examines some of the main impacts that agriculture has on humans, nonhumans, and the environment, as well as some of the main questions that these impacts raise for the ethics of food production, consumption, and activism. Agriculture is…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • Food Bank Nations

    Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food, 1st Edition

    By Graham Riches

    In the world’s most affluent and food secure societies, why is it now publicly acceptable to feed donated surplus food, dependent on corporate food waste, to millions of hungry people? While recognizing the moral imperative to feed hungry people, this book challenges the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Food Policy in the United States

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Parke Wilde

    This new edition offers a timely update to the leading textbook dedicated to all aspects of U.S. food policy. The update accounts for experience with policy changes in the 2014 Farm Bill and prospects for the next Farm Bill, the publication of the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Real Cost of Cheap Food

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Carolan

    This thought-provoking but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and by exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that our understanding of food has narrowed, such…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Food Sovereignty, Agroecology and Biocultural Diversity

    Constructing and contesting knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel. P. Pimbert

    Contestations over knowledge – and who controls its production – are a key focus of social movements and other actors that promote food sovereignty, agroecology and biocultural diversity. This book critically examines the kinds of knowledge and ways of knowing needed for food sovereignty,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02
    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

  • 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

  • Sustainable Diets

    How Ecological Nutrition Can Transform Consumption and the Food System, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Mason, Tim Lang

    How can huge populations be fed healthily, equitably and affordably while maintaining the ecosystems on which life depends? The evidence of diet’s impact on public health and the environment has grown in recent decades, yet changing food supply, consumer habits and economic aspirations proves…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Global Foodscapes

    Oppression and resistance in the life of food, 1st Edition

    By Alistair Fraser

    What we eat – as well as how it is produced, processed, moved, sold, and used by our bodies seems to matter like never before. Global Foodscapes takes on this topicality and asks readers to think about how we are all involved in the making of an odd and, in many ways, troubling and contested food…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • 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

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