Social Science

Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition

Author: Janet Chrzan

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 770

View: 251

The dramatic increase in all things food in popular and academic fields during the last two decades has generated a diverse and dynamic set of approaches for understanding the complex relationships and interactions that determine how people eat and how diet affects culture. These volumes offer a comprehensive reference for students and established scholars interested in food and nutrition research in Nutritional and Biological Anthropology, Archaeology, Socio-Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology, Food Studies and Applied Public Health.
Social Science

Food Research

Author: Janet Chrzan

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 254

View: 773

Biocultural and archaeological research on food, past and present, often relies on very specific, precise, methods for data collection and analysis. These are presented here in a broad-based review. Individual chapters provide opportunities to think through the adoption of methods by reviewing the history of their use along with a discussion of research conducted using those methods. A case study from the author's own work is included in each chapter to illustrate why the methods were adopted in that particular case along with abundant additional resources to further develop and explore those methods.
Social Science

Food Health

Author: Janet Chrzan

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 241

View: 419

Nutritional Anthropology and public health research and programming have employed similar methodologies for decades; many anthropologists are public health practitioners while many public health practitioners have been trained as medical or biological anthropologists. Recognizing such professional connections, this volume provides in-depth analysis and comprehensive review of methods necessary to design, plan, implement and analyze public health programming using anthropological best practices. To illustrates the rationale for use of particular methods, each chapter elaborates a case study from the author's own work, showing why particular methods were adopted in each case.
Social Science

Food Culture

Author: Janet Chrzan

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 275

View: 274

This volume offers a comprehensive guide to methods used in the sociocultural, linguistic and historical research of food use. This volume is unique in offering food-related research methods from multiple academic disciplines, and includes methods that bridge disciplines to provide a thorough review of best practices. In each chapter, a case study from the author's own work is to illustrate why the methods were adopted in that particular case along with abundant additional resources to further develop and explore the methods.
Food

The Cambridge World History of Food

Author: Kenneth F. Kiple

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN:

Category: Food

Page: 2153

View: 517

A two-volume set which traces the history of food and nutrition from the beginning of human life on earth through the present.