By Anne Murcott,Warren Belasco,Peter Jackson

ISBN-10: 1474283438

ISBN-13: 9781474283434

ISBN-10: 1847889166

ISBN-13: 9781847889164

The final twenty years have visible a burgeoning of social medical and historic study on nutrients. the sector has drawn in specialists to enquire themes resembling: the best way globalisation impacts the meals offer; what cookery books can (and can't) let us know; altering understandings of famine; the social meanings of nutrition - and lots of extra. Now sufficiently huge to require a serious review, this can be the 1st guide of in particular commissioned essays to supply a tour d'horizon of this wide diversity of issues and disciplines. The editors have enlisted eminent researchers around the social sciences to demonstrate the debates, options and analytic techniques of this generally different and dynamic box.

This quantity may be crucial analyzing, a ready-to-hand reference e-book surveying the cutting-edge for someone inquisitive about, and actively serious about research at the social, political, monetary, mental, geographic and historic points of nutrition. it's going to cater for all who have to be knowledgeable of analysis that has been performed and that's being done.

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