Food Society and Environment

Food Society and Environment

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For upper-level undergraduate courses in Environmental Sociology, Agriculture and Society, Food and History, Anthropology of Nutrition, and Sociology of Food. This text concerns itself with food and hunger issues in America and, to a lesser extent, today's global environment. The focus is on the relationship of food consumption and production, history, social issues, politics, economics, and environmental issues.show more

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  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 162.1 x 229.1 x 13.2mm | 331.13g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • notes, index
  • 0130305669
  • 9780130305664

Table of contents

Preface. Introduction: Food as a Human Value and Problem. 1. The Biological Base: Food, Humans, and Well-Being. 2. Food and History: From Hunter-Gatherers to the Preindustrial West. 3. Food and America: Early Industrial Era Transformation. 4. Food in America and the World 1945-2002: Continuing Transformations. 5. Foodways: Eating and Cuisines in America. 6. Food, Population, and Environment. 7. Food, Ethics, and Social Justice. Notes. Index.show more

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