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