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Food and Power in Hawai‘i

Visions of Food Democracy

by Christine R. Yano, Robert Ji-Song Ku, Krisnawati Suryanata & others

<p>In <em>Food and Power in Hawai`i,</em> island scholars and writers from backgrounds in academia, farming, and community organizations discuss new ways of looking at food policy and practices in terms of social justice and sustainability. Each

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Food and Society

Principles and Paradoxes

by Amy E. Guptill, Denise A. Copelton & Betsy Lucal

<p>This popular and engaging text, now revised in a second edition, offers readers a social perspective on food, food practices, and the modern food system. It engages readers' curiosity by highlighting several paradoxes: how food is both ...

ISBN: 9781509501878

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Food and Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century

Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

by Paul Collinson, Iain Young, Lucy Antal & others

<p>Sustainability is one of the great problems facing food production today. Using cross-disciplinary perspectives from international scholars working in social, cultural and biological anthropology, ecology and environmental biology, this ...

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Food and the City

Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution

by Jennifer Cockrall-King

<p>A global movement to take back our food is growing. The future of farming is in our hands—and in our cities.</p> <p>When you’re standing in the midst of a supermarket, it’s hard to imagine that you’re looking at a failing industrial food ...

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Food and Wine

The Secrets of Successful Pairing

by Harry Haff

<p>We all taste—but what are we tasting? Knowing the factors involved in how we taste can help us develop our individual palette. Unlike the many critical reviews of food and wine pairings, this book gives a systematic approach based on personal

ISBN: 9781476626239

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Food as a Human Right: Combatting Global Hunger and Forging a Path to Food Sovereignty

by William D. Schanbacher

<p>This important work addresses the difficult ethical issues surrounding the accessibility of food to all people as a human right, and not a privilege that emerges because of social structure or benefit of geography.</p> <p>• Provides a better

ISBN: 9781440861789

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Food Confidential

The Corporate Takeover of Food Security and the Family Farm?and What to Do About It

by Nicole Faires

<p><strong>Fight the power and protect your family from the corporate interests that control our food chain.</strong></p> <p>When author and homesteader Nicole Faires decided to retrofit an old school bus and tour America’s small farms with her

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Food for Health, Food for Wealth: Ethnic and Gender Identities in British Iranian Communities

by Harbottle, Lynn

<p> Food and eating practices are central to current sociological and anthropological concerns about the body, health, consumption, and identity. This study explores the importance of these themes as they intersect with processes of ...

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Food in America: The Past, Present, and Future of Food, Farming, and the Family Meal [3 volumes]

by Andrew F. Smith

<p>Americans are constantly besieged by conflicting messages about food, the environment, and health and nutrition. Are foods with genetically modified ingredients safe? Should we choose locally grown food? Is organic food better than ...

ISBN: 9781610698597

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Food Justice Now!

Deepening the Roots of Social Struggle

by Joshua Sbicca

<p><strong>A rallying cry to link the food justice movement to broader social justice debates</strong></p> <p>The United States is a nation of foodies and food activists, many of them progressives, and yet their overwhelming concern for what ...

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Food Preferences and Taste: Continuity and Change

by Macbeth, Helen

<p> Food preferences and tastes are among the fundamentals affecting human existence; the sociocultural, physiological and neurological factors involved have therefore been widely researched and are well documented. However, information and ...

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Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin' Mamas

Fighting Back in an Age of Industrial Agriculture

by Mark Winne

<p>In an age of uncertainty about how climate change may affect the global food supply, industrial agribusiness promises to keep the world fed. Through the use of factory “farms,” genetic engineering, and the widespread application of chemicals,

ISBN: 9780807047347

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Food Regulation

Law, Science, Policy, and Practice

by Neal D. Fortin

<p>Featuring case studies and discussion questions, this textbook – with revisions addressing significant changes to US food law – offers accessible coverage appropriate to a wide audience of students and professionals.</p> <ul> <li>Overviews ...

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Food Town, USA

Seven Unlikely Cities That are Changing the Way We Eat

by Mark Winne

<p>Look at any list of America's top foodie cities and you probably won't find Boise, Idaho or Sitka, Alaska. Yet they are the new face of the food movement. Healthy, sustainable fare is changing communities across this country, revitalizing ...

ISBN: 9781610919456

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Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice

From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

by Ginette Wessel, Kathleen Dunn, Mark Vallianatos & others

<p><strong>Aspects of the urban food truck phenomenon, including community economic development, regulatory issues, and clashes between ethnic authenticity and local sustainability.</strong></p> <p>The food truck on the corner could be a ...

ISBN: 9780262341561

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Food Truths from Farm to Table: 25 Surprising Ways to Shop & amp;Eat Without Guilt

by Michele Payn

<p>Don't believe everything you're told about food—most of it is highly misleading or completely untrue. Written by a farm and food advocate, this book identifies marketing half-truths and guides you through the aisles of the grocery store to ...

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Food, Feasts, and Faith: An Encyclopedia of Food Culture in World Religions [2 volumes]

by Paul Fieldhouse

<p>Why do Catholics eat fish on Fridays? Why are there retirement homes for aged cows in India? What culture holds ceremonies to welcome the first salmon? More than five billion people worldwide claim a religious identity that shapes the way ...

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Food, Politics, and Society

Social Theory and the Modern Food System

by Alejandro Colas

<p>Food and drink has been a focal point of modern social theory since the inception of agrarian capitalism and the industrial revolution. From Adam Smith to Mary Douglas, major thinkers have used key concepts such as identity, exchange, ...

ISBN: 9780520965522

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Foods that Changed History: How Foods Shaped Civilization from the Ancient World to the Present

How Foods Shaped Civilization from the Ancient World to the Present

by Christopher Martin Cumo

<p>Serving students and general readers alike, this encyclopedia addresses the myriad and profound ways foods have shaped the world we inhabit, from prehistory to the present.</p> <p>• Overviews the foods that have changed the world from ...

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Forging Communities

Food and Representation in Medieval and Early Modern Southwestern Europe

by Montserrat Piera

<p><em>Forging Communities</em> explores the importance of the cultivation, provision, trade, and exchange of foods and beverages to mankind’s technological advancement, violent conquest, and maritime exploration. The thirteen essays here show ...

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