Food & society : principles and paradoxes (eBook, ) [ninciclopedia.org]Amy E. By: Amy E. Guptil College at Brockport faculty member , Denise A. Copelton College at Brockport faculty member , and Betsy Lucal. This timely and engaging text offers students a social perspective on food, food practices, and the modern food system. With a social constructionist framework, the book provides an empirically rich, multi-faceted, and coherent introduction to this fascinating field. Each chapter begins with a vivid case study, proceeds through a rich discussion of research insights, and ends with discussion questions and suggested resources.
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The authors thread together a captivating sociological investigation of food [and] provide students with a practical foundation and critical approach upon entering the field. As an introductory text to the sociology of food, this book hits the mark. An excellent introduction to courses in food studies, food and society, and food and culture. It will serve as a useful text in undergraduate courses due to its intriguing case studies and articulate delineation of key issues in contemporary foodways. AMY E. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?