|Product Name||Food In Society: Economy, Culture, Geography (Hodder Arnold Publication)|
|Category||Book / Magazine / Publication|
|Short Description||Height:9.13 inches / Length:0.75 inches / Weight:1.12 pounds / Width:6.06 inches|
|Amazon.com||Buy on Amazon ~ 0340720042|
|Price New||29.35 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Price Used||4.00 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Width||0.9 inches (convert)|
|Height||5.9 inches (convert)|
|Length||8.9 inches (convert)|
|Weight||17.92 ounces (convert)|
|Author||Peter Atkins, Ian Bowler|
|Long Description||Who can deny the significance of food? It has a central role in our health and pleasure as well as in our economy, politics and culture. Food in Society provides a social science perspective on food systems and demonstrates the rich variety of disciplinary and theoretical contexts of food studies.|
While hunger and malnutrition remain a reality in many countries, for some food has become an experience rather than a sustenance. This book addresses the different worldwide understandings of food through thematic chapters and a wide range of material including: description of the political economy of the food chain, from production to the point of sale; analysis of global issues of supply and demand; critical debate of environmental and health aspects of food, including GM food, the role of habits, taboos, age and gender in food consumption.
Each chapter contains a guide to further reading and to websites of relevance to food. Extensively illustrated, this book is essential reading for students of food studies in the social sciences and humanities.
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