Nutritional Anthropology: Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutrition (Paperback)

Nutritional Anthropology: Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutrition By Darna L. Dufour, Alan H. Goodman, Gretel H. Pelto Cover Image

Nutritional Anthropology: Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutrition (Paperback)

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Revised for the first time in ten years, the second edition of Nutritional Anthropology: Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutrition continues 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 Anthropology fuses issues past and present, local and global, and biological and cultural in order to give students a comprehensive foundation in food and nutrition.
Darna L. Dufour is Associate Dean for Faculty and Administrative Affairs and Professor of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Boulder. Alan H. Goodman is Vice President of Academic Affairs/Dean of Faculty and Professor of Biological Anthropology at Hampshire College. Gretel H. Pelto is Graduate Professor of Nutritional Anthropology at Cornell University.
Product Details ISBN: 9780199738144
ISBN-10: 0199738149
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: June 13th, 2012
Pages: 544
Language: English