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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Do you really think you are getting a good deal when given that free mobile phone for switching service providers, if a multinational retailer undercuts its competitors or by the fact that food is relatively cheaper today in many countries than ever before? Think again! As Michael Carolan clearly shows in this compelling book, cheapness is an... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
This challenging but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that food has become reduced to a state, such as a price per ounce, combination of nutrients, yield per acre, or calories,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
As interest has increased in topics such as the globalization of the agrifood system, food security, and food safety, the subjects of food and agriculture are making their way into a growing number of courses in disciplines within the social sciences and the humanities, like sociology and food studies. This book is an introductory textbook aimed at... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95
A theoretically sophisticated analysis of the nature of objects and the role of technology as a form of life which shapes the social landscape, Decentering Biotechnology engages with questions of power, globalization, development, resistance, exclusion, and participation that arise from treating biological objects differently from conventional property... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 114.95
Drawing on a variety of case studies, this book explores the interrelationship between physical connections to and knowledge of food. This book inserts into the food literature living, feeling, sensing bodies and will be of interest to food scholars as well as those more generally interested in the phenomenon known as embodied realism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
In this challenging work, the author argues that the goal of any food system should not simply be to provide the cheapest calories possible. A secure food system is one that affords people and nations ? in both the present and future ? the capabilities to prosper and lead long, happy, and healthy lives. For a variety of reasons, food security has... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements ? including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty ? consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency, cooperation, mutual aid, freedom, and responsibility.... more...