Conversations in Food Studies (Paperback)
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Few things are as important as the food we eat. Conversations in Food Studies demonstrates the value of interdisciplinary research through the cross-pollination of disciplinary, epistemological, and methodological perspectives. Widely diverse essays, ranging from the meaning of milk, to the bring-your-own wine movement, to urban household waste, are the product of collaborating teams of interdisciplinary authors. Readers are invited to engage and reflect on the theories and practices underlying some of the most important issues facing the emerging field of food studies today.
Conversations in Food Studies brings to the table thirteen original contributions organized around the themes of representation, governance, disciplinary boundaries, and, finally, learning through food.
This collection offers an important and groundbreaking approach to food studies as it examines and reworks the boundaries that have traditionally structured the academy and that underlie much of food studies literature.
About the Author
Colin R. Anderson is a researcher at the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience at Coventry University in the United Kingdom.
Jennifer Brady is a PhD candidate at the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen’s University.
Charles Z. Levkoe is a postdoctoral fellow, Wilfrid Laurier University; adjunct research professor, Carleton University; research associate, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems.