20% DISCOUNT FROM TOTAL OF THREE INDIVIDUAL VOLUMESThe dramatic increase in all things food in popular and academic fields during the last two decades has generated a diverse and dynamic set of approaches for understanding the complex relationships and interactions that determine how people eat and how diet affects culture. These volumes offer a comprehensive reference for students and established scholars interested in food and nutrition research in Nutritional and Biological Anthropology, Archaeology, Socio-Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology, Food Studies and Applied Public Health.
Janet Chrzan is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research explores the connections between social activities, dietary intake and maternal and child health outcomes. John Brett is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado Denver with a research focus on global and local food systems, food security and food justice.
VOLUME I: FOOD RESEARCH INTRODUCTION AND RESEARCH ETHICS Introduction and Research Design Janet Chrzan Research Ethics in Food Studies Sharon Devine and John Brett PART I: NUTRITIONAL ANTHROPOLOGY Chapter 1. Design in Biocultural Studies of Food and Nutritional Anthropology Darna Dufour and Barbara Piperata Chapter 2. Nutritional Anthropometry and Body Composition Leslie Sue Lieberman Chapter 3. Measuring energy expenditure in daily living: Established methods and new directions Mark Jenike Chapter 4. Dietary Analyses Andrea Wiley Chapter 5. Ethnography as a tool for formative research and evaluation in public health nutrition: illustrations from the world of infant and young child feeding Sera Young and Emily Tuthill Chapter 6. Primate Nutrition and Foodways Jessica Rothman and Caley Johnson Chapter 7. Food Episodes/Social Events: Measuring the Nutritional and Social Value of Commensality Janet Chrzan PART II: ARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDY OF FOOD AND FOOD HABITS Chapter 8. Archeological Food and Nutrition Research Patti Wright Chapter 9. Researching Plant Food Remains from Archeological Contexts: Macroscopic, Microscopic, Chemical and Molecular Approaches Patti Wright Chapter 10. Methods for Reconstructing Diet Bethany Turner and Sarah Livengood Chapter 11. Nutritional Stress in Past Human Groups Alan Goodman Chapter 12. Research on Direct Food Remains Katherine Moore Chapter 13. If there is food, we will eat: an evolutionary and global perspective on human diet and nutrition Janet Monge Chapter 14. Experimental Archaeology, Ethnoarchaeology, and the Application of Archaeological Data to Contemporary Households and Communities Karen Metheny VOLUME II: FOOD CULTURE INTRODUCTION AND RESEARCH ETHICS Introduction and Research Design Janet Chrzan Research Ethics in Food Studies Sharon Devine and John Brett PART I: SOCIO-CULTURAL APPROACHES Chapter 1. The Anthropology of Food and Food Anthropology: A Sociocultural Perspective Geraldine Moreno Black Chapter 2. Interviewing Epistemologies: From Life History to Kitchen Table Ethnography Ramona Lee Perez Chapter 3. Body Image Mimi Nichter and Nichole Taylor Chapter 4. Visual Anthropology Methods Helen Vallianatos Chapter 5. On the Lookout: The Use of Direct Observation in Nutritional Anthropology Barbara Piperata and Darna Dufour Chapter 6. Participant-observation and Interviewing Techniques Heather Paxson Chapter 7. Focus Groups in Qualitative or Mixed Methods Research Ramona L. Perez Chapter 8. Studying Food and Culture: Ethnographic Methods in the Classroom Carole Counihan PART II: LINGUISTICS AND FOOD TALK Chapter 9. Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology Food Research Methods Jillian Cavanaugh and Kate Riley Chapter 10. Food Talk: Studying Food and Language in Use Together Jillian Cavanaugh and Kate Riley Chapter 11. An Introduction to Cultural Domain Analysis in Food Research: Free Lists and Pile Sorts Ariela Zycherman Chapter 12. Food and Text(ual) Analysis Kate Riley Chapter 13. Analysis of Primary Historic Sources Ken Albala PART III: FOOD STUDIES Chapter 14. Introduction to Food Studies Methods Amy Trubek Chapter 15. Meaning Centered Food Research Lucy Long Chapter 16. Food and Place William Woys Weaver Chapter 17. Sensory Ethnography: methods and research design for Food Studies research Rachel Black Chapter 18. Methods for Examining Food Value Chains in Conventional and Alternative Trade Catherine Tucker Chapter 19. The Single Food Approach: A Research Strategy in Nutritional Anthropology Andrea Wiley and Janet Chrzan VOLUME III: FOOD HEALTH INTRODUCTION AND RESEARCH ETHICS Introduction Janet Chrzan Research Ethics in Food Studies Sharon Devine and John Brett PART I: PUBLIC HEALTH AND NUTRITION Chapter 1. Introduction to Public Health Nutrition Methods Ellen Messer Chapter 2. Identifying and using indicators to assess program effectiveness: Food intake, biomarkers, and nutritional evaluation Alyson Young and Meredith Marten Chapter 3. Ethnography as a Tool for Formative Research and Evaluation Gretel Pelto Chapter 4. Methods for Community Health Involvement David Himelgreen, Sara Arias Steele, and Nancy Romero-Daza Chapter 5. Understanding Famine and Severe Food Emergencies Miriam Chaiken Chapter 6. Food Activism: Researching Engagement, Engaging Research Joan Gross Chapter 7. Food Praxis as Method Penny Van Esterik PART II: TECHNOLOGY AND ANALYSIS Chapter 8. Using technology and measurement tools in nutritional anthropology of food studies John Brett Chapter 9. Mapping Food and Nutrition Landscapes: GIS Methods for Nutritional Anthropology Barry Brenton Chapter 10. Photo-Video Voice Helen Vallianatos Chapter 11. Digital Storytelling: Using First-Person Videos about Food in Research and Advocacy Marty Otanez Chapter 12. Accessing and Using Secondary Quantitative Data from the Internet James Wilson and Kristen Borre Chapter 13. Using Secondary Data in Nutritional Anthropology Research: Enhancing Ethnographic and Formative Research Kristen Borre and James Wilson Chapter 14. Designing food insecurity scales from the ground up: An introduction and working example of building and testing food insecurity scales in anthropological research Craig Hadley and Lesley Jo Weaver