Food Studies: An Introduction to Research Methods

Food Studies: An Introduction to Research Methods

by Jeff Miller, Jonathan Deutsch
     
 

This title is a guide to doing research in the burgeoning field of food studies. Designed for the classroom as well as for the independent scholar, the book details the predominant research methods in the field, provides a series of interactive questions and templates to help guide a project, and includes suggestions for food-specific resources such as archives,

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This title is a guide to doing research in the burgeoning field of food studies. Designed for the classroom as well as for the independent scholar, the book details the predominant research methods in the field, provides a series of interactive questions and templates to help guide a project, and includes suggestions for food-specific resources such as archives, libraries, and reference works. Interviews with leading scholars in the field and discussions of how the study of food can enhance traditional methods are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845206819
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
02/15/2010
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
355,059
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Jeff Miller is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Colorado State University. Jonathan Deutsch is Assistant Professor and Director of the Culinary Management Center in the Department of Tourism of Hospitality at Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York.

Table of Contents

Part 1

1 Food Studies 3

2 What is Research? 1

3 The Responsible Conduct of Research and the Protection of Human Subjects 33

4 Reviewing the Literature of Food 51

Part 2

5 Historical Methods in Food Studies Research 77

5a A Conversation with Ken Albala 91

6 Quantitative Methods in Food Studies Research 101

6a A Conversation with Jeffery Sobal 131

7 Observational Methods in Food Studies Research: Ethnography and Narrative 137

7a A Conversation with Carole Counihan 171

8 Using Material Objects in Food Studies Research 177

8a A Conversation with Psyche Williams-Forson 191

9 Technology Tools 199

Bibliography 205

Notes 215

Index 217

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