Food, Society, and Environment / Edition 1

Food, Society, and Environment / Edition 1

by Bryan F. Le Beau, Bryan Le Beau, Bryan F. LeBeau
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130305669

ISBN-13: 9780130305664

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Pearson

This book concerns itself with food and hunger issues, primarily in America, but also as America is located in both history and a broader global system today. It focuses on food consumption and production in relation to history, society (including politics and economics), environmental impacts, and some ethical and social justice issues surrounding food.

Overview

This book concerns itself with food and hunger issues, primarily in America, but also as America is located in both history and a broader global system today. It focuses on food consumption and production in relation to history, society (including politics and economics), environmental impacts, and some ethical and social justice issues surrounding food. Chapter topics look at: Food as a Human Value and Problem; The Biological Base: Food, Humans, and Well-Being; Food and History: From Hunter-Gatherers to the Preindustrial West; Food and America: Early Industrial Era Transformation; Food in America and the World 1945-2001: Continuing Transformations; Foodways, Eating and Cuisine in America; Food, Population, and Environment; and Food, Ethics, and Social Justice. For individuals who find food issues fascinating because of their relationship to universal and basic human concerns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130305664
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.
Introduction: Food as a Human Value and Problem.
1. The Biological Base: Food, Humans, and Well-Being.
2. Food and History: From Hunter-Gatherers to the Preindustrial West.
3. Food and America: Early Industrial Era Transformation.
4. Food in America and the World 1945-2002: Continuing Transformations.
5. Foodways: Eating and Cuisines in America.
6. Food, Population, and Environment.
7. Food, Ethics, and Social Justice.
Notes.
Index.

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