A Sociology of Food and Nutrition: The Social Appetite
John Germov, Lauren Williams
Oxford University Press, 1999 - Medical - 332 pages
This innovative book examines the social context of food and nutrition by exploring the socio-cultural, political, economic, and philosophical factors that influence food production and consumption.
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Standardising Food Production
Food and the Environment
The Politics of Functional Foods and Health Claims
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