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A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite
     

A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite

by John Germov (Editor), Lauren Williams (Editor)
 

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A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite is a comprehensive introduction to the social context of food and nutrition. Leading international authors analyse the socio-cultural, political, economic and philosophical factors that influence contemporary food production, distribution and consumption.

Highlights of the third edition

Three new

Overview

A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite is a comprehensive introduction to the social context of food and nutrition. Leading international authors analyse the socio-cultural, political, economic and philosophical factors that influence contemporary food production, distribution and consumption.

Highlights of the third edition

Three new chapters from major international authors, covering world hunger (Frances Moore Lappé), the politics of food (Lisa Falbe and Marion Nestle) and the culinary cultures of Europe (Stephen Mennell)

Innovative learning features: each chapter includes an overview, key terms, summary of main points, discussion questions and further reading list

Sociological reflection exercises: new to this edition, these can be used as self-directed or class-based activities to help readers to apply their learning

Extensive glossary of key concepts

An expanded Online Resource Centre featuring a range of instructor resources: oup.com.au/orc/sfn

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195516258
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

John Germov, Professor of Sociology and Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle,Lauren Williams, Professor and Head of Nutrition and Dietetics, Griffith University

John Germov, Professor of Sociology and Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle

Lauren Williams, Professor and Head of Nutrition and Dietetics, Griffith University

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