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Routledge international handbook of food studies / edited by Ken Albala.

Publication:
New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (425 p.)
Edition:
First edition.
Series:
Routledge international handbook series.
Routledge International Handbooks
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Subjects:
Nutritional anthropology.
Food -- Research.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Over the past decade there has been a remarkable flowering of interest in food and nutrition, both within the popular media and in academia. Scholars are increasingly using foodways, food systems and eating habits as a new unit of analysis within their own disciplines, and students are rushing into classes and formal degree programs focused on food. Introduced by the editor and including original articles by over thirty leading food scholars from around the world, the Routledge International Handbook of Food Studies offers students, scholars and all those int
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Introduction; Social sciences; 1 The anthropology of food; 2 The sociology of food; 3 Food and communication; 4 Historical background of food scholarship in psychology and major theoretical approaches in use; 5 Nutritional anthropology; 6 Public health nutrition; 7 The archaeology of food; Humanities; 8 Journalism; 9 The cultural history of food; 10 Culinary history; 11 Food and literature: an overview; 12 Philosophy and food; 13 Linguistics and food studies: structural and historical connections; 14 Food and theology; 15 Food and art
16 Food in film17 Food and television; Interdisciplinary food studies; 18 Food studies programs; 19 Food and American studies; 20 Folklore; 21 Food museums; 22 Food and law; 23 The intersection of gender and food studies; 24 Culinary arts and foodservice management; 25 Food, cultural studies, and popular culture; 26 Food and race: an overview; Special topics in food studies; 27 Food justice: an overview; 28 Food studies and animal rights; 29 Qualitative and mixed methods approaches to explore social dimensions of food and nutrition security; 30 School food; 31 Food in tourism studies
32 Food and the senses33 Anticipating a new agricultural research agenda for the twenty-first century; 34 Food and ethics; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from title page (ebrary, viewed May 11, 2013).
Contributor:
Albala, Ken, 1964-
ISBN:
0-203-81922-5
1-136-74166-6
OCLC:
845254241
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203819227 doi