Consuming Foods, Sustaining Environments

Lockie, Stewart, and Pritchard, Bill (2001) Consuming Foods, Sustaining Environments. Australian Academic Press, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, pp. 140-157.

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Abstract

The ways in which we produce and consume foods have profound effects on natural and social environments. Witness the continuing controversy over issues as divergent as chemical residues, organic standards, genetically modified foods, 'mad cow' disease and the destruction of rainforest to supply the world with cheap hamburger mince.

Consuming Foods, Sustaining Environments sets out to unravel the complex threads linking that production and consumption activities that revolve around food through a series of [refereed] research articles. Contributors come from a diverse range of disciplinary perspectives including sociology, geography, anthropology, history, agriculture and economics.

Item ID: 31251
Item Type: Book (Edited)
ISBN: 978-1-875378-33-3
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Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2014 02:02
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1608 Sociology > 160802 Environmental Sociology @ 50%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1608 Sociology > 160804 Rural Sociology @ 50%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9604 Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species > 960403 Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland @ 40%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9605 Ecosystem Assessment and Management > 960504 Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments @ 30%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9607 Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards > 960702 Consumption Patterns, Population Issues and the Environment @ 30%
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