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Introduction

Alok Bhargava

in Food, Economics, and Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199269143
eISBN:
9780191710117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269143.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of changes in food consumption patterns in various countries. It then discusses economic factors and energy and micronutrient deficiencies in ... More


Energy Transitions in the Twentieth Century

Malanima Paolo, Astrid Kander, and Paul Warde

in Power to the People: Energy in Europe over the Last Five Centuries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143620
eISBN:
9781400848881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143620.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines energy transitions in twentieth-century Europe. It begins with a discussion of the rise in energy consumption in the twentieth century and the breakthrough of oil and ... More


Spatial Analyses of Obesity and Poverty

Adam Drewnowski

in Insecurity, Inequality, and Obesity in Affluent Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264980
eISBN:
9780191754135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264980.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Obesity in the United States is a socio-economic issue. Recent advances in geographic information system methodology can provide a better understanding of the impact of neighbourhood deprivation on ... More


From Crisis to Uncertainty: Calculating Athenian Grain Production

Alfonso Moreno

in Feeding the Democracy: The Athenian Grain Supply in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries BC

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228409
eISBN:
9780191711312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228409.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter attempts to calculate the grain production and carrying capacity of Attica by analyzing five key variables: land, use of the land, crop yields, population, and consumption. Previous ... More


A Model of Nutrition and Economic Productivity

Peter Svedberg

in Poverty and Undernutrition: Theory, Measurement, and Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292685
eISBN:
9780191596957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292686.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Within the nutritionist profession, the focus is on the inter‐linkages between body weight, basal metabolism, physical activity and nutrition (calorie) requirement. Economists are primarily ... More


Foods and Nutrients

Walter Willett

in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195122978
eISBN:
9780199864249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122978.003.02
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the various perspectives from which diet can be viewed. It discusses the calculation of nutrient intakes from data on food consumption.


Introduction

Alan F. Wilt

in Food for War: Agriculture and Rearmament in Britain before the Second World War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208716
eISBN:
9780191717024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208716.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter describes the book's aim to attempt to recognize food and agriculture as significant factors in Britain during the 1930s, not as elements standing apart from identified ... More


Design Concepts in Nutritional Epidemiology

Barrie M. Margetts and Michael Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627391
eISBN:
9780191723704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627391.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book provides a practical guide to the understanding, interpretation, and application of the principles of nutritional epidemiology, set in the context of public health nutrition. Relating ... More


Foods and Nutrients

Walter Willett and Laura Sampson

in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754038
eISBN:
9780199979448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754038.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers the various perspectives from which diet can be viewed and discusses the calculation of nutrient intakes from data on food consumption. Diets of human populations are extremely ... More


24-Hour Recall and Diet Record Methods

Tom Baranowski

in Nutritional Epidemiology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754038
eISBN:
9780199979448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754038.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes two methods—the 24-hour dietary recall (24-hour recall) and the diet record method (DR), also called food record—which are based on foods and amounts actually consumed by an ... More


Conclusion: Food Futures and Social Change

Amy L. Best

in Fast Food Kids: French Fries, Lunch Lines and Social Ties

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479842704
eISBN:
9781479860135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842704.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This concluding chapter considers how we might think about youth food consumption, as a sphere of social meaning constituted in the everyday spaces of school, home, and commercial realms, and its ... More


The American Business of Italian Food: Producers, Consumers, and the Making of Ethnic Identities

Simone Cinotto

in The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037733
eISBN:
9780252095016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037733.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the layered worlds of the Italian food business and consumer marketplace in East Harlem. In order to understand the central role of food in the making of Italian American ... More


Food Stamp Program and Consumption Choices

Neeraj Kaushal and Qin Gao (eds)

in Economic Aspects of Obesity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310091
eISBN:
9780226310107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226310107.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter discusses the Food Stamp Program (FSP) of the United States and food consumption. It investigates the effect of FSP on food expenditures in families headed by low-educated, single ... More


Social routines and the consumption of food

Mark Tomlinson and Andrew McMeekin

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The existence of consumption routines is particularly significant for those interested in the diffusion of innovative consumer products. The implication is that existing routines need to be modified ... More


I’m Lovin’ It: Fast Food and After-School Hot Spots

Amy L. Best

in Fast Food Kids: French Fries, Lunch Lines and Social Ties

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479842704
eISBN:
9781479860135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842704.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores youth food consumption in commercial food settings as youth leave school at the end of the day. It focuses in particular on McDonald's and Chipotle as popular after-school ... More


Food Demand for Vegetable Oils

Derek Byerlee, Walter P. Falcon, and Rosamond L. Naylor

in The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution: Food, Feed, Fuel, and Forests

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190222987
eISBN:
9780190223014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222987.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The role of vegetable oils in food consumption globally and major trends during the past 30 years are reviewed. Regional differences in consumption patterns of different oils are highlighted, ... More


Eat What’s Good for You: Class and the Cult of Health

Amy L. Best

in Fast Food Kids: French Fries, Lunch Lines and Social Ties

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479842704
eISBN:
9781479860135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842704.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter focuses on Washington High School and its cafeteria, examining the different types of food found there and the role of parents in shaping the cafeteria and students, with specific ... More


Fast Food Kids: French Fries, Lunch Lines and Social Ties

Amy L. Best

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479842704
eISBN:
9781479860135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842704.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In recent years, questions such as “What are kids eating?” and “Who's feeding our kids?” have sparked a torrent of public and policy debates as we increasingly focus our attention on the issue of ... More


Innovation by demand? An introduction

Andrew McMeekin, Ken Green, Tomlinson Mark, and Vivien Walsh

in Innovation By Demand: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Demand and its Role in Innovation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062674
eISBN:
9781781700273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062674.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book offers broad conceptual overviews of ways that the sociological and economics literatures address issues of innovation, demand, and consumption. It looks at the sociological literature on ... More


Trends in food consumption and nutrition in China

Baorui Wan

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0072
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter first discusses a number of food consumption and nutrition challenges in China. Although China’s urban–rural gap in food and nutrition is narrowing, dietary imbalance is an increasing ... More


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