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    DescriptionA Sociology of Food and Nutrition examines the social context of food and nutrition by exploring the socio-cultural, political, economic, and philosophical factors that influence food production, distribution and consumption. Leading authors in the field provide a contemporary analysis of the social factors that underlie food choice.

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    A Sociology of Food and Nutrition
    The Social Appetite
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by John Germov, Edited by Lauren Williams
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 444
    Width: 171 mm
    Height: 248 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 782 g
    ISBN 13: 9780195551501
    ISBN 10: 0195551508

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.0
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BISAC V2.8: SOC022000
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    DC22: 394.12
    BISAC V2.8: SOC005000, HEA017000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24630
    BIC subject category V2: JHBA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    Abridged Dewey: 390
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC classification: GT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 11
    BISAC V2.8: MED060000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/SOCLAS
    Thema V1.0: JHBA, JBCC
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    halftones and tables
    Oxford University Press Australia
    Imprint name
    OUP Australia and New Zealand
    Publication date
    15 June 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    Part 1: An Appetiser 1. Exploring the Social Appetite: A Sociology of Food and Nutrition - John Germov and Lauren WilliamsPart 2: The Food System: Globalisation and Agribusiness2. World Hunger: Its Roots and Remedies - Frances Moore Lappe 3. Unsustainable Food Production: Its Social Origins and Alternatives - Terry Leahy 4. Agribusiness, Genetic Engineering and the Corporatisation of Food - Geoffrey Lawrence and Janet Grice 5. Operating Upstream and Downstream: How Supermarkets Exercise Power in the Food System - Jane Dixon Part 3: Food and Nutrition Discourses, Politics, and Policies6. The Politics of Government Dietary Advice - Jennifer Lisa Falbe and Marion Nestle 7. Functional Foods and Public Health Nutrition Policy - Mark Lawrence and John Germov 9. Risk, Maternal Ideologies, and Infant Feeding - Elizabeth Murphy10. The Government of the Table: nutrition Expertise and the Social Organisation of Family Food Habits - John Coveney Part 4 - Food Consumption, Social Differentiation and Identity11. Culinary Cultures of Europe: Food, History, Health and Identity12. Food, Class and Identity 13. Humans, Food and Other Animals: The Vegetarian Option 14. Food and Aging 15. Constructing the Female Body: Dieting, the Thin Ideal and Body Acceptance 16. The Social Construction of Eating Disorders17. Sociological Analysis of the Stigmatisation of Obesity Glossary