(with Jennifer Sumner and Mustafa Koc, Oxford University Press, 2nd Edition 2016).

This completely revised second edition of our well received textbook brings together original contributions by many of the leading Canadian scholars from various disciplinary backgrounds writing on food issues.

Among the special features of the 2nd Edition are:

  • An interdisciplinary approach – with perspectives from sociology, anthropology, geography, political science, and environmental studies – gives readers a broad introduction to an emerging field of study.
  • New original chapters dealing with genetically modified foods and animal welfare issues in the context of factory farming in Canada.
  • Original articles by leading Canadian academics revised and updated for the second edition that showcase the diversity and extent of food studies.
  • Canadian and international coverage outlines the complex relationships, processes, and arrangements that affect – and are affected by – food systems on local, regional, and global levels.
  • Up-to-date research and statistics relates key discussions and theories to current, real-life situations.
  • Extensive pedagogical tools – including lists of learning objectives, discussion questions, annotated further readings, and a glossary of key terms – encourage readers to critically engage with and synthesize the material in each chapter.

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