61 black & white illustrations, 21 black & white tables, 2 black & white halftones, 38 black & white line drawings
2nd Revised edition
Table Of Contents
1. Introduction to the Field and the Changing Structure of Agriculture Part 1: Global Food Economy 2. Understanding the Food System: Past, Present, and Future 3. Malnutrition: Hidden and Visible 4. Financialization of Food Part 2: Community, Culture, and Knowledge 5. Community, Labor, and Peasants 6. Food and Culture 7. Gender, Ethnicity, and Justice 8. Agrobiocultural Diversity and Knowledge Transfer Part 3: Food Security and the Environment 9. Agroecosystems and the Nature of Natures 10. Food, Agriculture, and the Environment 11. Food Security and Food Sovereignty Part 4: Agrifood Futures 12. Alternative Agrofood Networks 13. The Traps in Agrifood Studies... and Beyond
Michael Carolan is Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology, Colorado State University, USA. He is the author or co-editor of several other books including The Real Cost of Cheap Food, Reclaiming Food Securituy and Cheaponomics: The High Cost of Low Prices, all published by Routledge.