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Food and Agriculture

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok, and Tee L. Guidotti

in Basic Environmental Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195135589
eISBN:
9780199864102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on food and agriculture. Topics discussed include health and nutrition, foodborne diseases and food poisoning, food quality criteria, food quality assurance, global food ... More


The European Model of Agriculture

Michael Cardwell

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199242160
eISBN:
9780191697029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242160.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

In order to meet the increasing economic and environmental challenges faced by the European farming industry, the EU has advocated a new European Model of Agriculture that will provide a competitive ... More


The Food Quality Paradigm: Alternative Approaches to Food and the Body

Gyorgy Scrinis

in Nutritionism: The Science and Politics of Dietary Advice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156578
eISBN:
9780231527149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156578.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the food quality paradigm as an alternative way to determine whether foods are nutritious and healthy based on processing quality, cultural-traditional knowledge, and ... More


Beyond the First and Second Pillars

Michael Cardwell

in The European Model of Agriculture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199242160
eISBN:
9780191697029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242160.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Issues of food safety and food quality had attracted attention long before the commencement of the Agenda 2000 reforms. This chapter takes the study beyond the traditional confines of the Common ... More


Nutritionism: The Science and Politics of Dietary Advice

Gyorgy Scrinis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156578
eISBN:
9780231527149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156578.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Popularized by Michael Pollan in his best-selling In Defense of Food, this book's concept of nutritionism refers to the reductive understanding of nutrients as the key indicators of healthy food—an ... More


After Nutritionism

Gyorgy Scrinis

in Nutritionism: The Science and Politics of Dietary Advice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156578
eISBN:
9780231527149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156578.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter outlines some of alternative approaches to nutrition research, claiming that nutrition experts carry out and interpret scientific research about nutrients, foods, and dietary patterns in ... More


The Food Hypothesis

Charles J. Krebs

in Population Fluctuations in Rodents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226010359
eISBN:
9780226010496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010496.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

One of the first hypotheses suggested for the explanation of population fluctuations in rodents was the food hypothesis, which suggests that rodents simply run out of food when they reach peak ... More


Examination of the built environment and prevalence of obesity: neighbourhood characteristics, food purchasing venues, green space and distribution of Body Mass Index

Tamara Dubowitz, Theresa L. Osypuk, and Kristen Kurland

in Social inequality and public health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423207
eISBN:
9781447303398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423207.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter highlights the effect of the overall social environment on health, showing how poverty in a high-inequality society (such as the US) is spatially associated with factors that make ... More


A brief history of the anhedonia hypothesis

Roy A. Wise

in Appetite: Neural and Behavioural Bases

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547877
eISBN:
9780191724275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547877.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the history of the so-called anhedonia hypothesis. The term anhedonia was first used in 1978 in connection with the assertion that pimozide blocks the reward quality of food. ... More


Poverty: Identification and Aggregation

Amartya Sen

in Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198284635
eISBN:
9780191596902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198284632.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

It was argued in the previous chapter that the measurement of poverty can be split into two distinct operations—identification and aggregation. Within this general perspective, this chapter takes up ... More


Linking Soil Biodiversity and Human Health: Do Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Contribute to Food Nutrition?

Pedro M. Antunes, Philipp Franken, Dietmar Schwarz, Matthias C. Rillig, Marco Cosme, Martha Scott, and Miranda M. Hart

in Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199575923
eISBN:
9780191774843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575923.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Soil microbes are well known to improve plant nutrition. However, there is little information on whether these effects can be beneficial for human health. Using the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis ... More


Eating Out in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Changes in Food and in Social Identities

Christel Lane

in From Taverns to Gastropubs: Food, Drink, and Sociality in England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198826187
eISBN:
9780191865138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826187.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines the impact of rapid urbanization and industrialization on food and eating out. It draws attention to the growing standardization of food and, with greater class differentiation, ... More


The Future of the Pub: Are Gastropubs the Saviour or the Nemesis of the Traditional Pub?

Christel Lane

in From Taverns to Gastropubs: Food, Drink, and Sociality in England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198826187
eISBN:
9780191865138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826187.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This final chapter underlines the weak impact of the gastropub on the pub sector as a whole in purely quantitative terms. It cannot decisively stem the pub dying, but nevertheless has made many ... More


Multifactor Explanations of Fluctuations

Charles J. Krebs

in Population Fluctuations in Rodents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226010359
eISBN:
9780226010496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010496.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses multiple factor explanations for population fluctuations in rodents. The following multiple-factor hypotheses are considered: (1) many factors affect population changes; (2) ... More


Introduction

Michael Cardwell

in The European Model of Agriculture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199242160
eISBN:
9780191697029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242160.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has always been of central importance to the functioning of the European Union (EU). This is so whether it is viewed from a political, economic, administrative, ... More


Pesticides and Toxicology after the DDT Ban

Frederick Rowe Davis

in Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300205176
eISBN:
9780300210378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205176.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter discusses the use of different pesticides after the banning of DDT in 1972. Based on the message from Silent Spring, many Americans considered DDT as the most harmful insecticide due to ... More


Ecological Patterns of Variability in Demographic Rates

Phyllis C. Lee, W. Keith Lindsay, and Cynthia J. Moss

in The Amboseli Elephants: A Long-Term Perspective on a Long-Lived Mammal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226542232
eISBN:
9780226542263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226542263.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter, which aims to examine some of the ecological factors affecting the birth and death rates of elephants, investigates seasonal and annual variation in rates of conception and calf ... More


Butter cows and butter ladies

Pamela H. Simpson

in Corn Palaces and Butter Queens: A History of Crop Art and Dairy Sculpture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676194
eISBN:
9781452947921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676194.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter provides an overview of the history of butter sculpture, beginning with Caroline Shawk Brooks’s exhibit of the bas-relief portrait of Dreaming Iolanthe at the Women’s Building at the ... More


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