9780199738144

Nutritional Anthropology Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutrition

  • ISBN 13:

    9780199738144

  • ISBN 10:

    0199738149

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/13/2012
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Revised for the first time in ten years, the second edition ofNutritional Anthropology: Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutritioncontinues to blend biological and cultural approaches to this dynamic discipline. While this revision maintains the format and philosophy that grounded the first edition, the text has been revamped and revitalized with new and updated readings, sections, introductions, and pedagogical materials that cover current global food trade and persistent problems of hunger in equal measure. Unlike any other book on the market,Nutritional Anthropologyfuses issues past and present, local and global, and biological and cultural in order to give students a comprehensive foundation in food and nutrition. NEW TO THIS EDITION - Seven original essays written specifically for this book - Completely revised sets of readings, section introductions, and pedagogical material - Maps showing the locations of case studies - A new section, "Looking for Solutions," helps students solve issues relating to food and nutrition

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