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Savoring Alternative Food: School Gardens, Healthy Eating and Visceral Difference

by Jessica Hayes-Conroy

Advocates of the alternative food movement often insist that food is our "common ground" - that through the very basic human need to eat, we all become entwined in a network of mutual solidarity. In this challenging...

Climate Change and Agriculture in India: Studies from Selected River Basins: Studies from Selected River Basins

by K. Palanisami, C. R. Ranganathan & Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

This book provides an overview of climate change in India using river basin data and analytical and econometric methods. It, first, makes a quantitative assessment of how climate change affects agricultural...

Street Food: Culture, Economy, Health and Governance

by Ryzia De Cássia Vieira Cardoso, Michèle Companion & Stefano Roberto Marras

Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street...

Coffee and Community

by Sarah Lyon

We are told that simply by sipping our morning cup of organic, fair-trade coffee we are encouraging environmentally friendly agricultural methods, community development, fair prices, and shortened commodity...

S5 | 2009 - Can consumers save the world? - AOF

by Virginie Amilien

Sommaire : Sara Korzen, Jesper Lassen, The environment overlooked? / Bente Halkier, A practice theoretical perspective on everyday dealings with environmental challenges of food consumption / Hanne Torjusen,...

Loving the Earth

by Carlo Petrini

An extraordinary collage of conversations between Carlo Petrini, founder of Slow Food, and a gallery of influential personages to mark the tenth anniversary of Terra Madre, the global network of food communities...

S3 | 2008 - Food Chains - AOF

by Virginie Amilien

Sommaire : Florian Muehlfried, Sharing the same blood – culture and cuisine in the Republic of Georgia / Liza Debevec, The meaning of African and “White man’s” food at Muslim and civil wedding celebrations...

S2 | 2007 - From local food to localised food - AOF

by Virginie Amilien

Sommaire : Pascale Moity-Maïzi, Geneviève Cazes-Valette (dir.), Faire la cuisine. Analyses pluridisciplinaires d’un nouvel espace de modernité / Pictures / Photographies / Georgina Holt, Workshop experience...

5 | 2006 - Food and Religion - AOF

by Virginie Amilien

Sommaire : Éloi Ficquet, De la chair imbibée de foi : la viande comme marqueur de la frontière entre chrétiens et musulmans en Éthiopie / Michelle Lelwica, Redefining Womanhood (?): Gender, Power, and...

4 | 2005 - Local Foods - AOF

by Virginie Amilien

Sommaire : Fatiha Fort, Lucie Sirieix, Philippe Aurier, Exploring terroir product meanings for the consumer / Catherine Hérault-Fournier, Anne-Hélène Prigent-Simonin, The role of trust in the perception of...