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  1. Biological Economies

    Enactive and post-human approaches to agriculture and food

    Edited by Richard Le Heron, Hugh Campbell, Nick Lewis, Michael Carolan, Terry Marsden

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Recent agri-food studies, including commodity systems, the political economy of agriculture, regional development, and wider examinations of the rural dimension in economic geography and rural sociology have been confronted by three challenges. These can be summarized as: ‘post-human’ approaches to...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Food Utopias

    Reimagining citizenship, ethics and community

    Edited by Paul V. Stock, Michael Carolan, Christopher Rosin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements – including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty – consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency...

    Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Cheaponomics

    The High Cost of Low Prices

    By Michael Carolan

    Do you really think you are getting a good deal when given that free mobile phone for switching service providers, if a multinational retailer undercuts its competitors or by the fact that food is relatively cheaper today in many countries than ever before? Think again! As Michael Carolan...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Reclaiming Food Security

    By Michael S. Carolan

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In this challenging work, the author argues that the goal of any food system should not simply be to provide the cheapest calories possible. A secure food system is one that affords people and nations – in both the present and future – the capabilities to prosper and lead long, happy, and healthy...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Sociology of Food and Agriculture

    By Michael Carolan

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    As interest has increased in topics such as the globalization of the agrifood system, food security, and food safety, the subjects of food and agriculture are making their way into a growing number of courses in disciplines within the social sciences and the humanities, like sociology and food...

    Published March 11th 2012 by Unknown

  6. The Real Cost of Cheap Food

    By Michael Carolan

    This challenging but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that food has become reduced to a state, such as a price per ounce,...

    Published August 4th 2011 by Routledge

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