Postgraduate Module Descriptor
SOCM044: Food and Sustainability: Economy, Society and Environment
This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.
Indicative Reading List
This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.
Jackson, Cameron et al (2021) “Healthy Soil, Healthy Food, Healthy People: An outline of the H3 Project”, Nutrition Bulletin 46(4): 497-505.
Kahn (2016) One Health and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance, Johns Hopkins University Press.
Kilpatrick et al (2014) “Supporting Farmer and Fisher Health and Wellbeing in ‘Difficult Times’: Communities of Place and Industry Associations”, Rural Society 22(1): 31-44.
Oosterveer and Sonnenfeld (2012) Food, Globalization and Sustainability, Earthscan.
Pretty (2004) The Pesticide Detox: Towards a More Sustainable Agriculture, Routledge.
Sage (2012) Environment and Food, Routledge.
Schurman and Munro (2010) Fighting for the Future of Food: Activists versus Agribusiness in the Struggle over Biotechnology, University of Minnesota Press.
Sexton, Garnett and Lorimer (2022) “Vegan Food Geographies and the Rise of Big Veganism”, Progress in Human Geography.
Temm, Marshood and Stedman-Edwards (2008) The Global Fisheries Crisis, Poverty and Coastal Small-Scale Fishers, WWF.
Thu and Durrenberger (1998) Pigs, Profits and Rural Communities, State University of New York Press.
Wolfert et al (2017) “Big Data in Smart Farming: A Review”, Agricultural Systems 153: 69-80.
Web-based and electronic resources:
The Biggest Little Farm, FarmLore Films
The End of the Line, Dartmouth Films
Kiss the Ground, Big Picture Ranch
Gill (2020) It’s Not the Cow, It’s the How, Ted Talk