Eating, Drinking: Surviving: The International Year of Global Understanding - IYGU

Author:   Peter Jackson ,  Walter E. L. Spiess ,  Farhana Sultana
Publisher:   Springer International Publishing AG
Edition:   1st ed. 2016
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9783319424675


Pages:   105
Publication Date:   21 December 2016
Format:   Paperback
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This publication addresses the global challenges of food and water security in a rapidly changing and complex world. The essays highlight the links between bio-physical and socio-cultural processes, making connections between local and global scales, and focusing on the everyday practices of eating and drinking, essential for human survival. Written by international experts, each contribution is research-based but accessible to the general public.

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Author:   Peter Jackson ,  Walter E. L. Spiess ,  Farhana Sultana
Publisher:   Springer International Publishing AG
Imprint:   Springer International Publishing AG
Edition:   1st ed. 2016
Dimensions:   Width: 15.50cm , Height: 0.60cm , Length: 23.50cm
Weight:   1.942kg
ISBN:  

9783319424675


ISBN 10:   331942467
Pages:   105
Publication Date:   21 December 2016
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Manufactured on demand   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Understanding the Complexities of Eating, Drinking, and Surviving.- Globalization and Malnutrition: Geographical Perspectives on Its Paradoxes.- Drinking Water.- The Politics and Consequences of Virtual Water Export.- Integrated Water Resources Management as a New Approach to Water Security.- Surviving as an Unequal Community: WASH for Those on the Margins.- Challenges to Food Security in a Changing World.- Moral Economies of Food in the Socialist/Post-socialist World.- The Nutrition Transition in Developing Asia: Dietary Change, Drivers and Health Impacts. Food Sovereignty and the Possibilities for an Equitable, Just and Sustainable Food System.- Food Security and Food Waste.

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Its main goal is to address some crucial issues of food and water security and the influence of global food systems on the livelihoods of people from all over the world. ... One of the major strengths of the book is its interdisciplinary character and practical approach that makes it useful for both scientists and policymakers. ... I find the volume highly enlightening for building on previous research on food and water security ... . (Ada Gorna, Hungarian Geographical Bulletin, Vol. 66 (1), 2017)


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