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Published: 15 June 2009

444 Pages | halftones & tables

ISBN: 9780195551501

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A Sociology of Food and Nutrition

The Social Appetite

Third Edition

Edited by John Germov and Dr Lauren Williams

A Sociology of Food and Nutrition introduces readers to the field of food sociology, by comprehensively examining the social context of food and nutrition. Leading Australian and international authors in the field provide a contemporary analysis of the social factors that underlie food choice, exploring the socio-cultural, political, economic and philosophical factors that influence food production, distribution and consumption.