Critical Food Issues [2 volumes]: Problems and State-of-the-Art Solutions Worldwide

Critical Food Issues [2 volumes]: Problems and State-of-the-Art Solutions Worldwide

By: Lynn Walter (author), Laurel Phoenix (author)Hardback

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This authoritative, research-based collection examines urgent threats to future global food security and evaluates current and potential solutions. * 31 essays in two volumes-one on environmental, agricultural, and health concerns, and one on topics related to society, culture, and ethics. * 41 contributors from a wide range of disciplines including environmental, nutritional, soil, and agricultural sciences, medicine and dietetics, education, literature, history, philosophy, economics, sociology, anthropology, and gender studies * Tables presenting important statistical data concerning food growth and distribution, health concerns, and economic issues * A comprehensive glossary including important acronyms and abbreviations

About Author

Lynn Walter is co-director of the Center for Food in Community and Culture, Chair of Anthropology, and Rosenberg Professor of Social Change and Development at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI, where she also teaches women's and gender studies. Laurel E. Phoenix is associate professor of public and environmental affairs and chair of the Geography Department at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780313354441
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 556
  • ID: 9780313354441
  • ISBN10: 0313354448

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