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The Resource Food : the key concepts, Warren Belasco

Food : the key concepts, Warren Belasco

Label
Food : the key concepts
Title
Food
Title remainder
the key concepts
Statement of responsibility
Warren Belasco
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Food: The Key Concepts presents an exciting, coherent and interdisciplinary introduction to food studies for the beginning reader. Food Studies is an increasingly complex field, drawing on disciplines as diverse as Sociology, Anthropology and Cultural Studies at one end and Economics, Politics and Agricultural Science at the other. In order to clarify the issues, Food: The Key Concepts distills food choices down to three competing considerations: consumer identity; matters of convenience and price; and an awareness of the consequences of what is consumed. The book concludes with an examination of two very different future scenarios for feeding the world's population: the technological fix, which looks to science to provide the solution to our future food needs; and the anthropological fix, which hopes to change our expectations and behaviors. Throughout, the analysis is illustrated with lively case studies. Bulleted chapter summaries, questions and guides to further reading are also provided."--Page 4 of cover
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Belasco, Warren James
Dewey number
641.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TX353
LC item number
.B445 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The key concepts,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food
  • Food
  • Food habits
  • Ernährungsgewohnheit
  • Lebensmittel
Label
Food : the key concepts, Warren Belasco
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [129]-150) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overview -- 1. Why study food? -- Chapter summary -- 2. Identity : Are we what we eat? -- Cuisine -- Madeleines : food and memory -- Chapter summary -- 3. The drama of food : divided identities -- Food and sexuality -- Food and gender -- Embattled food -- Chapter summary -- 4. Convenience : the global food chain -- Inside gigantic -- The eight Fs -- Chapter summary -- 5. Responsibility : Who pays for dinner? -- Health costs : food-borne illness -- Health costs : fatness -- Confronting the externalities -- Chapter summary -- 6. The future of food -- Scenarios -- The technological fix : business as usual -- The anthropological fix : back to the future -- Chapter summary -- Questions for essays and class discussion
Control code
181601559
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 158 pages
Isbn
9781845206727
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2008024617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)181601559
Label
Food : the key concepts, Warren Belasco
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [129]-150) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overview -- 1. Why study food? -- Chapter summary -- 2. Identity : Are we what we eat? -- Cuisine -- Madeleines : food and memory -- Chapter summary -- 3. The drama of food : divided identities -- Food and sexuality -- Food and gender -- Embattled food -- Chapter summary -- 4. Convenience : the global food chain -- Inside gigantic -- The eight Fs -- Chapter summary -- 5. Responsibility : Who pays for dinner? -- Health costs : food-borne illness -- Health costs : fatness -- Confronting the externalities -- Chapter summary -- 6. The future of food -- Scenarios -- The technological fix : business as usual -- The anthropological fix : back to the future -- Chapter summary -- Questions for essays and class discussion
Control code
181601559
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 158 pages
Isbn
9781845206727
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2008024617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)181601559

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