Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 September 2018

384 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190626686

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Food and Public Health

A Practical Introduction

Edited by Allison Karpyn

  • An accessible introduction to more than a century of food-focused regulation, policy, and education
  • Suitable for courses in undergraduate and graduate public health, food studies, nutrition, medicine, and social work
  • Distills the complex historical, political, sociological, and scientific discourse surrounding food into actionable insights for students and instructors of any background
  • Emphasizes the global, interconnected nature of the U.S. food system and its effect on traditional diets around the world
  • Pays special attention to food insecurity and its paradoxical role as a driver of both hunger and obesity

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