Anthropology of Food: The Social Dynamics of Food Security

Anthropology of Food: The Social Dynamics of Food Security

by Johan Pottier


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780745615332
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/28/1999
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.35(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Johan Pottier is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at SOAS.

Table of Contents


1. In Search of Relevance: Anthropology in the ContemporaryWorld.

2. Food Security in Policy and Practice.

3. Land and Livelihood: Land Ownership, Access, Reform andResearch Responsibilities.

4. Labor Organization on Smallholder Farms: Structure andDiversity.

5. Playing the Food Market: Actual Markets, Moralities andSocial Engineering.

6. Politics of Identity: Agri-business and Agri-culture.

7. Famine Relief, Famine Prevention: Whose Analysis? WhoseSolutions? Whose Patronage?.

8. Attractive Simplicity?: The Shape of Modern AgriculturalResearch and Policy.

9. State of Play: Anthropology, Food Security, and NewDirections in Research.




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