A SOCIOLOGY OF FOOD AND NUTRITION 4TH EDITION

A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite explores the socio-cultural, political, economic and philosophical facts influencing food production, distribution and consumption. This interdisciplinary text encourages students to question, reflect and apply their understanding of health and nutrition.

The fourth edition explores current trends in the sociological study of food including alcohol consumption and production, world hunger and food labelling. 

KEY FEATURES

New chapters reflecting current trends:

Chapter 3: Food Insecurity in Australian Households: From Charity to Entitlement 

Chapter 6: Food Labelling: An Information Battlefield 

Chapter 7: ‘Cheaper and More Plentiful than in England’: A History of Australian Food 

Chapter 12: A Historical Sociology of Wine 

Chapter 13: The Social Appetite for Alcohol

The expert author team systematically covers a wide range of topics prevalent in food and nutrition.

The most comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of food and nutrition on the market.


Author: John Germov, Lauren Williams
ISBN: 9780190304676
Publication Date: 2016
Edition: 4Th Edition
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