A Place-Based Perspective of Food in Society

A Place-Based Perspective of Food in Society

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Overview

This book provides an outstanding collection of interdisciplinary and international essays examining the food-place relationship. It explores such topics as the history of food and agriculture, the globalization and localization of food, and the role of place in defining the broader societal consequences of this ever-changing phenomena.


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ISBN-13: 9781137408365
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 08/19/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 281
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Kaitland M. Byrd, Virgina Tech, USA
Meredith Gartin, Arizona State University, USA
Leslie Hossfeld, University of North Carolina - Wilmington, USA
E. Brooke Kelly, University of North Carolina - Pembroke, USA
Janna L. Lafferty, Florida International University, USA
Savannah Larimore, University of Washington, USA
Kathleen LeBesco, Marymount Manhattan College, USA
Carlos J. Maya-Ambía, National Autonomous University of Mexico, USA
Marcel Mazoyer, AgroParisTech, France
Peter Naccarato, Marymount Manhattan College, USA
Laurence Roudart, Université Libre de Bruxelles, USA
Vaughn Schmutz, University of North Carolina Charlotte, USA
Jennifer Sumner, OISE/University of Toronto, Canada
Amanda Smith, University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA
Mark B. Tauger, West Virginia University, USA
Andria D. Timmer, University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA
Julia Waity, University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA
Susanne Wengle, University of Chicago, USA

Table of Contents

Introduction - Kevin Fitzpatrick and Don Willis
PART I: HISTORICAL CONTEXTS
1. The Origins And Propagation Of Agriculture: The Formation Of The Contemporary Diet - Laurence Roudart And Marcel Mazoyer
2. Agricultural Industrialization And The Presence Of The 'Local' In The Global Food World - Carlos J. Maya-Ambía
3. Lessons From The Past: A Historical Overview Of The Place-Food Relationship - Mark B. Tauger
PART II: SOCIAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXTS
4. Ways Of Knowing The World: The Role Of Knowledge And Food Movements In The Food-Place Nexus - Jennifer Sumner
5. Modern Southern Food: An Examination Of The Intersection Of Place, Race, Class, And Gender In The Quest For Authenticity - Kaitland M. Byrd
6. Distinction, Disdain, And Gentrification: Hipsters, Food People, And The Ethnic Other In Brooklyn, New York - Kathleen Lebesco And Peter Naccarato
PART III: THE CONTEXT OF POWER AND INEQUALITY
7. The Political Economy Of Food And Agriculture In The United States And Russia - Susanne A. Wengle
8. Power And Place In Food Systems: From Global To Local - Savannah Larimore And Vaughn Schmutz
9. The Death Of Distance: Food Deserts Across The Global Divide - Meredith Gartin
PART IV: THE FUTURE OF FOOD
10. Place-Based Responses To The Global Food Economy - Andria D. Timmer
11. Troubling Place In Alternative Food Practices: Food Movements, Neoliberalism, And Place - Janna Lafferty
12. Toward Economies That Won't Leave: Utilizing A Community Food Systems Model To Develop Multisector Sustainable Economies In Rural Southeastern North Carolina - Leslie H. Hossfeld, E. Brooke Kelly, Amanda Smith, And Julia F. Waity

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