Critical Perspectives in Food Studies by Mustafa Koc

Critical Perspectives in Food Studies

byMustafa Koc, Jennifer Sumner, Anthony Winson

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Bringing together original contributions by Canadian scholars from various disciplinary backgrounds, Critical Perspectives in Food Studies introduces students to the shifting interpretations, perspectives, challenges, governance issues, and future visions that shape the study of food and foodissues in Canada and around the world. Offering the most up-to-date overview of the field, this second edition incorporates new chapters on a range of current food-related issues, including food security, farm animal welfare, genetically modified crops, sustainability, and alternative food systems.

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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...
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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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ContributorsPrefaceAcknowledgementsMustafa Koc, Jennifer Sumner, and Anthony Winson: Introduction: The Significance of Food and Food StudiesPART I THE CHANGING MEANING OF FOOD AND FOOD STUDIES1. Mustafa Koc, Margaret Bancerz, and Kelsey Speakman: The Interdisciplinary Field of Food Studies2. Harriet Friedmann: Changing Food Systems from Top to Bottom: Political Economy and Social Movements Perspectives3. Josee Johnston and Sarah Cappeliez: You Are What You Eat: Enjoying (and Transforming) Food Culture4. Nathalie Cooke: Canada's Food History Through Cookbooks5. Brenda L. Beagan and Gwen E. Chapman: Constructing "Healthy Eating"/Constructing SelfPART II ANALYTICAL PERSPECTIVES IN FOOD STUDIES6. Jennifer Brady, Elaine Power, Michelle Szabo, and Jacqui Gingras: Still Hungry for a Feminist Food Studies7. Jacqui Gingras, Yuka Asada, Jennifer Brady, and Lucy Aphramor: Critical Dietetics: Challenging the Profession from Within (NEW)8. Robert Albritton: Two Great Food Revolutions: The Domestication of Nature and the Transgression of Nature's Limits9. Tony Weis: A Political Ecology Approach to Industrial Food ProductionPART III CRISES AND CHALLENGES IN THE FOOD SYSTEM10. Nettie Wiebe: Crisis in the Food System: The Farm Crisis11. Shannon Kornelsen: The Welfare of Farm Animals on Intensive Livestock Operations (ILOs) in Canada (NEW)12. Aparna Sundar: The Food System in the Fisheries: Crisis and Alternatives13. Anthony Winson: Spatial Colonization of Food Environments by Pseudo Food Companies: Precursors of a Health Crisis14. Debbie Martin and Margaret Amos: What Constitutes Good Food? Toward a Critical Indigenous Perspective on Food and Health15. Naomi Dachner and Valerie Tarasuk: Origins and Consequences of Responses to Food Insecurity in Canada (NEW)PART IV CHALLENGING FOOD GOVERNANCE16. Irena Knezevic: Making Wise Food Choices: Food Labelling, Advertising, and the Challenge of Informed Eating17. E. Ann Clark: Questioning the Assumptions of Genetically Modified Crops in Canada (NEW)18. Matias E. Margulis and Jessica Duncan: Global Food Security Governance: Key Actors, Issues, and Dynamics (NEW)19. Wendy Mendes: Municipal Governance and Urban Food SystemsPART V FOOD FOR THE FUTURE20. Rod MacRae: Food Policy for the Twenty-First Century21. Jennifer Sumner: Conceptualizing Sustainable Food Systems22. Ashley McInnes and Phil Mount: Actualizing Sustainable Food Systems (NEW)23. Charles Z. Levkoe: Alternative Food Initiatives, Food Movements, and Collaborative Networks: A Pan-Canadian Perspective (NEW)24. Annette Aurelie Desmarais: Building Food Sovereignty: A Radical Framework for Socially Just and Ecologically Sustainable Food SystemsGlossaryIndex