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Main Title Waste matters : new perspectives of food and society /
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Evans, David,
Campbell, Hugh,
Murcott, Anne.
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell,
Year Published 2013
OCLC Number 842307507
ISBN 9781118394311; 1118394313
Subjects Food--Social aspects ; Food habits ; Food supply--Social aspects ; Waste products ; Waste (Economics)--Social aspects ; Consumption (Economics)--Social aspects ; Lebensmittelabfall ; Gesellschaft ; Lebensmittelindustrie
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EJAM  GN407.W37 2013 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 09/16/2016
Collation 240 pages : illlustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
A brief pre-history of food waste and the social sciences -- From risk to waste: global food waste regimes -- 'Waste? You mean by-products!' from bio-waste management to agro-ecology in Italian winemaking and beyond -- The performativity of food packaging: market devices, waste crisis and recycling -- Arbiters of waste: date labels, the consumer and knowing good, safe food -- Food, waste and safety: negotiating conflicting social anxieties into the practices of domestic provisioning -- Practising thrift at dinnertime: mealtime leftovers, sacrifice and family membership -- Food waste bins: bridging infrastructures and practices -- Eating from the bin: salmon heads, waste and the markets that make them -- Food waste in Australia: the freegan response -- A 'lasting transformation' of capitalist surplus: from food stocks to feedstocks -- The disposal of place: facing modernity in the kitchen-diner.