Critical Perspectives in Food Studies by Mustafa KocCritical Perspectives in Food Studies by Mustafa Koc

Critical Perspectives in Food Studies

EditorMustafa Koc, Jennifer Sumner, Anthony Winson

Paperback | July 11, 2012

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Bringing together original contributions by Canadian scholars from various disciplinary backgrounds, this collection introduces students to the shifting interpretations, perspectives, challenges, governance issues, and future visions that shape the study of food and food issues in Canada andaround the world.
Mustafa Koc is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Ryerson University. He was among the founders of the Centre for Studies in Food Security; the chair of Food Secure Canada from 2005-2006, and president of the Canadian Association for Food Studies from 2005-2008. His research and teaching interests are food studie...
Title:Critical Perspectives in Food StudiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.66 inPublished:July 11, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Mustafa Koc, Jennifer Sumner, and Anthony Winson: Introduction - The Significance of Food and Food StudiesPart I: The Changing Meanings of Food and Food Studies1. Mustafa Koc, Rod MacRae, Andrea Noack, and Ozlem Guclu Ustundag: What is Food Studies? Characterizing an Emerging Academic Field through the Eyes of Canadian Scholars2. Harriet Friedmann: Changing Food Systems from Top to Bottom: Political Economy and Social Movements Perspectives3. Nathalie Cooke: Canada's Food History Through Cookbooks4. Josee Johnston and Sarah Cappeliez: You are What You Eat: Enjoying (and Transforming) Food Culture5. Deborah Barndt: Catalyzing Creativity: Education and Art Feed the Food Justice MovementPart II: Analytical Perspectives in Food Studies6. Robert Albritton: Two Great Food Revolutions: The Domestication of Nature and the Transgression of Nature's Limits7. Tony Weis: A Political Ecology Approach to Industrial Food Production8. Jennifer Brady, Jackie Gingras, and Elaine Power: Still Hungry: A Feminist Perspective on Food, Foodwork, the Body, and Food Studies9. Brenda Beagan and Gwen Chapman: Constructing 'Healthy Eating'/Constructing SelfPart III: Crises and Challenges in the Food System10. Nettie Wiebe: Crisis in the Food System: The Farm Crisis11. Aparna Sundar: The Crisis in the Fishery: Canada in the Global Context12. Anthony Winson: Spatial Colonization of Food Environments by Pseudo Food Companies: Precursors of a Health Crisis13. Debbie Martin: Nutrition Transition and the Public-Health Crisis: Aboriginal Perspectives on Food and Eating14. Carole Suschnigg: Food Security? Some Contradictions Associated with Corporate Donations to Canada's Food BanksPart IV: Challenging Food Governance15. Irena Knezevic: Labels and Governance: Promises, Failures, and Deceptions of Food Labelling16. Elisabeth A. Abergel: The Paradox of Governing through the Courts: The Canadian GMO Debate17. Jennifer Clapp: Who Governs Global Food Prices?18. Wendy Mendes: Municipal Governance and Urban Food Systems19. Rod MacRae: Food Policy for the Twenty-First CenturyPart V: Food for the Future20. Jennifer Sumner: Conceptualizing Sustainable Food Systems21. Alison Blay-Palmer, Jonathan Turner, and Shannon Kornelsen: Quantifying Food Systems: Assessing Sustainability in the Canadian Context22. Annette Aurelie Desmarais: Building Food Sovereignty: A Radical Framework for Alternative Food SystemsConclusion

Editorial Reviews

"This collection provides educators with a great way to introduce students to key questions and approaches in Canadian food studies and beyond." --Liz Fitting, Dalhousie University