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

Critical Perspectives in Food Studies

byMustafa Koc, Jennifer Sumner, Anthony Winson

Paperback | August 31, 2016

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Critical Perspectives in Food Studies is a compelling examination of the shifting interpretations, perspectives, challenges, governance issues, and future visions that shape the study of food and food issues in Canada and around the world. With new chapters on a diverse range of currentfood-related issues, this second edition continues to bring students original contributions by Canadian scholars that will inspire readers to consider the varied and complex means by which we bring food to the table.
Mustafa Koc is a professor in the Department of Sociology at Ryerson University. He was among the founders of the Centre for Studies in Food Security, was the chair of Food Secure Canada from 2005-2006, and was president of the Canadian Association for Food Studies from 2005-2008. His research and teaching interests are food studies, f...
Title:Critical Perspectives in Food StudiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.59 inPublished:August 31, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Significance of Food and Food Studies, Mustafa Koc, Jennifer Sumner, and Anthony WinsonPart I: The Changing Meanings of Food and Food Studies1. The Interdisciplinary Field of Food Studies, Mustafa Koc, Margaret Bancerz, and Kelsey Speakman2. Changing Food Systems from Top to Bottom: Political Economy and Social Movements Perspectives, Harriet Friedmann3. You Are What You Eat: Enjoying (and Transforming) Food Culture, Josee Johnston and Sarah Cappeliez4. Canada's Food History Through Cookbooks, Nathalie Cooke5. Constructing "Healthy Eating"/Constructing Self, Brenda L. Beagan and Gwen E. ChapmanPart II: Analytical Perspectives in Food Studies6. Still Hungry for a Feminist Food Studies, Jennifer Brady, Elaine Power, Michelle Szabo, and Jacqui Gingras7. Critical Dietetics: Challenging the Profession from Within (NEW), Jacqui Gingras, Yuka Asada, Jennifer Brady, and Lucy Aphramor8. Two Great Food Revolutions: The Domestication of Nature and the Transgression of Nature's Limits, Robert Albritton9. A Political Ecology Approach to Industrial Food Production, Tony WeisPart III: Crises and Challenges in the Food System10. Crisis in the Food System: The Farm Crisis, Nettie Wiebe11. The Welfare of Farm Animals on Intensive Livestock Operations (ILOs) in Canada (NEW), Shannon Kornelsen12. The Food System in the Fisheries: Crisis and Alternatives, Aparna Sundar13. Spatial Colonization of Food Environments by Pseudo Food Companies: Precursors of a Health Crisis, Anthony Winson14. What Constitutes Good Food? Towards a Critical Indigenous Perspective on Food and Health, Debbie Martin and Margaret Amos15. Origins and Consequences of and Responses to Food Insecurity in Canada (NEW), Naomi Dachner and Valerie TarasukPart IV: Challenging Food Governance16. Making Wise Food Choices: Food Labelling, Advertising, and the Challenge of Informed Eating, Irena Knezevic17. Questioning the Assumptions of Genetically Modified Crops in Canada (NEW), E. Ann Clark18. Global Food Security Governance: Key Actors, Issues, and Dynamics (NEW), Matias E. Margulis and Jessica Duncan19. Municipal Governance and Urban Food Systems, Wendy MendesPart V: Food for the Future20. Food Policy for the 21st Century, Rod MacRae21. Conceptualizing Sustainable Food Systems, ennifer Sumner22. Actualizing Sustainable Food Systems (NEW), Ashley McInnes and Phil Mount23. Alternative Food Initiatives, Food Movements, and Collaborative Networks: A Pan-Canadian Perspective (NEW), Charles Z. Levkoe24. Building Food Sovereignty: A Radical Framework for Socially Just and Ecologically Sustainable Food Systems, Annette Aurelie DesmaraisConclusion

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"It reflect[s] the current state of the discipline and more: it is a trend setter." --Frehiwot Tesfaye, York University