Agriculture and Human Values

, Volume 34, Issue 4, pp 1051–1053 | Cite as

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The Book Review Editor has review copies of the following books. Potential reviewers should contact Carol J. Pierce Colfer to obtain a review copy ( Books not previously listed are in bold-faced type.

Alkon, Alison Hope and Julie Guthman (eds.). The New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2017. 336pp.

Anderson, Colin R., Jennifer Brady, and Charles Z. Levkoe (eds.). Conversations in Food Studies. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: University of Manitoba Press, 2016. 358pp.

Andrews-Speed, Philip, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp and Stacy D. Vandeveer. Want, Waste or War? The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals. London: Earthscan/Routledge, 2015. 230pp.

Bakker, J. I. (ed.). The Methodology of Political Economy: Studying the Global Rural–Urban Matrix. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015. 275pp.

Baldwin, Cheryl J. The 10 Principles of Food Industry Sustainability. Sussex, UK: Wiley Blackwell, 2015. 207pp.

Bastian, Michelle, Owain Jones, Niamh Moore and Emma Roe (eds.). Participatory Research in More-than-Human Worlds. New York: Routledge, 2017. 213pp.

Bauerly, Brad. The Agrarian Seeds of Empire: The Political Economy of Agriculture in US State Building. Leiden: Brill, 2016. 310pp.

Biel, Robert. Sustainable Food Systems: The Role of the City. London: UCL Press, 2016. 145pp.

Bijman, Jos, Roldan Muradian, and Jur Schuurman (eds.). Cooperatives, Economic Democratization and Rural Development. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016. 310pp.

Black, Katherine J. Row by Row: Talking with Kentucky Gardeners. Athens, Ohio: Swallow Press & Ohio University Press, 2015. 221pp.

Block, Daniel R. and Howard Rosing. Chicago: A Food Biography. New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015. 326pp.

Böhm, Steffen, Zareen Pervez Bharucha and Jules Pretty. Ecocultures: Blueprints for Sustainable Communities. London: Earthscan/Routledge, 2015. 295pp.

Boisvert, Raymond D. and Lisa Heldke. Philosophers at Table: On Food and Being Human. London: Reaktion Books, 2016. 197pp.

Brown, Hillary and Byron Stigge. Infrastructural Ecologies: Alternative Development Models for Emerging Economies. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2017. 305pp.

Caldwell, Wayne J., Stew Hilts, and Bronwynne Wilton. Farmland Preservation: Land for Future Generations. Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada: University of Manitoba Press, 2017. 243pp.

Clark, Lisa F. The Changing Politics of Organic Food in North America. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015. 249pp.

Connolly, John. The Politics and Crisis Management of Animal Health Security: Disease Prevention Area. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015. 201pp.

De la Croix, Jeanne Féaux. Iconic Places in Central Asia: The Moral Geography of Dams, Pastures and Holy Sites. Germany: Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, 2016. 351pp.

Donaldson, Brianne and Christopher Carter. The Future of Meat Without Animals. London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016. 343pp.

Fisher, Andrew. Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2017. 343pp.

Flynn, Patricia M., Kathryn Haynes and Maureen A. Kilgour (eds.). Integrating Gender Equality into Business and Management Education: Lessons Learned and Challenges Remaining. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing, 2015. 420pp.

Ford, Anabel and Ronald Nigh. The Maya Forest Garden: Eight Millennia of Sustainable Cultivation of the Tropical Woodlands. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2015. 260pp.

Futrell, Susan. Good Apples: Behind Every Bite. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 2017. 252pp.

Gisolfi, Monica R. The Takeover: Chicken Farming and the Roots of American Agribusiness. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2017. 104pp.

Grech, Shaun and Karen Soldatic (eds.). Disability in the Global South: The Critical Handbook. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2016. 613pp.

Guptill, Amy E., Denise A. Copelton, Betsy Lucal (eds.), Food & Society, 2/e, Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2017. 250pp.

Han, I and Sheng-Tsung Hou. Social Innovation and Business in Taiwan. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2016. 216pp.

Hancock, James F. Plantation Crops, Plunder and Power: Evolution and Exploitation. New York: Earthscan/Routledge, 2017. 196pp.

Hundloe, Tor, Sarah Blagrove and Hannah Ditton (eds.). Australia’s Role in Feeding the World: The Future of Australian Agriculture. Clayton South, Victoria, Australia: CSIRO Publishing, 2016. 274pp.

Imbruce, Valerie. From Farm to Canal Street: Chinatown’s Alternative Food Network in the Global Marketplace. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015. 208pp.

James, Sarah. Farming on the Fringe: Peri-Urban Agriculture, Cultural Diversity, and Sustainability in Sydney. Switzerland: Springer, 2016. 197pp.

Janssen, Brandi. Making Local Food Work: The Challenges and Opportunities of Today’s Small Farmers. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 2017. 236pp.

Keiffer, Katy. What’s the Matter with Meat? London: Reaktion Books, 202,017. 200pp.

Kennedy, Amanda and Jonathan Liljeblad. Food Systems Governance: Challenges for Justice, Equality and Human Rights. New York: Earthscan/Routledge, 2016. 207pp.

Kent, George. Caring About Hunger. Sparsnäs, Sweden: Irene Publishing, 2016. 199pp. [pdf only]

Lang, John T. What’s So Controversial about Genetically Modified Food? London: Reaktion Books, 2016. 176pp.

Lang, Tim and Michael Heasman. Food Wars: The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets (second edition). London: Earthscan/Routledge, 2015. 296pp.

Lawson, Charles and Berris Charnley (eds.). Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms: A Convergence in Laws. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2015. 242pp.

Luginbühl, Peter Howard and Daniel Terrasson (eds.). Landscape and Sustainable Development: The French Perspective. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2015. 269pp.

Macnaghten, Phil and Susana Carro-Ripalda. Governing Agricultural Sustainability: Global Lessons from GM Crops. London: Earthscan/Routledge, 2015. 244pp.

McGill, Kenneth. Global Inequality. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 2016. 125pp.

Miller, Sally. Belongings: The Fight for Land and Food. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: Fernwood Publishing, 2016. 197pp.

Morton, Timothy. Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. 191pp.

Mosier, Samantha L. Creating Organic Standards in the U. S. States: The Diffusion of State Organic Food and Agriculture Legislation, 1976–2010. Lanham, MD: The Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group/Lexington Books, 2017. 211pp.

Mudhara, Maxwell, William Critchley, Savina Di Prima, Saa Dittoh and Mohamed F. Sessay. Community Innovations in Sustainable Land Management: Lessons from the Field in Africa. London: Earthscan/Routledge, 2016. 230pp.

Mukute, Mutizwa. Developmental Work Research: A Tool for Enabling Collective Agricultural Innovation. Wageningen, Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2015. 164pp.

Nizamuddin, Ali M. The Patenting of Life, Limiting Liberty, and the Corporate Pursuit of Seeds. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015. 241pp.

Paladino, Stephanie and Shirley J. Fiske. The Carbon Fix: Forest Carbon, Social Justice, and Environmental Governance. New York: Routledge, 2017. 331pp.

Perthis, Christian de and Pierre-André Jouvet. Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth [translated by Michael Westlake]. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 274pp.

Pichler, Melanie, Cornelia Staritz, Karin Küblböck, Christina Plank, Werner Raza and Fernando Ruiz Peyré. Fairness and Justice in Natural Resource Politics. London: Routledge, 2017. 277pp.

Pini, Barbara, Berit Brandth, and Jo Little (eds.). Feminisms and Rural Realities. Baltimore, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group, 2015. 243pp.

Poschen, Peter. Decent Work, Green Jobs and the Sustainable Economy: Solutions for Climate Change and Sustainable Development. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing Ltd., and the International Labour Organization, 2015. 182pp.

Raynolds, Laura T. and Elizabeth A. Bennett (eds.). Handbook of Research on Fair Trade. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 2015. 581pp.

Reddy, Gerry, Eddie Smyth, and Michael Steyn. Land Access and Resettlement: A Guide to Best Practice. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing Ltd., 2015. 411pp.

Richardson, B. Sugar. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2015. 244pp.

Robinson, Guy M. and Doris A. Carson (eds.). Handbook on the Globalisation of Agriculture. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015. 508pp.

Robinson, Jennifer Meta and James Robert Farmer. Selling Loca: Why Local Food Movements Matter. Bloomington, IN: University of Indiana Press, 2017. 198pp.

Sekine, Kae and Alessandro Bonanno. The Contradictions of Neoliberal Agri-Food. Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University Press, 2016. 240pp.

Sherwood, Stephen, Alberto Arce, and Myriam Paredes (eds.). Food, Agriculture and Social Change: The Everyday Vitality of Latin America. Taylor & Francis, 2017.

Simons, Lucas. Changing the Food Game: Market Transformation Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture. Sterling, VA: Greenleaf Publishing, 2015. 237pp.

Sloan, Philip, Willy Legrand and Clare Hindley (eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Food and Gastronomy. London: Routledge, 2015. 426pp.

Stephan, Hannes R. Cultural Politics and the Transatlantic Divide over GMOs. New York: Palgrave McMillan, 2015. 256pp.

Swift, Candice Lowe and Richard Wilk (eds.). Teaching Food and Culture. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, Inc., 2015. 213pp.

Swinnen, Johan (ed.). The Political Economy of the 2014–2020 Common Agricultural Policy: An Imperfect Storm. Brussels: Centre for European Policy Studies, London: Rowman and Littlefield International, 2015. 567pp.

Thompson, Andrew R. H. Sacred Mountains: A Christian Ethical Approach to Mountaintop Removal. Lexington, KY: Kentucky Press, 2015. 193pp.

Thompson, Paul B. The Spirit of the Soil: Agriculture and Environmental Ethics. New York: Routledge, 2017 (2nd edition). 252pp.

Weiss, Brad. Real Pigs: Shifting Values in the Field of Local Pork. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016. 288pp.

Wertz, Spencer K. Food and Philosophy: Selected Essays. Fort Worth, TX: TCU Press, 2016. 182pp.

Winders, Bill. Grains. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 2017. 206pp.

WinklerPrins, Antoinette M. G. A. (ed.). Global Urban Agriculture. Oxfordshire, UK: CABI, 2017. 255pp.

Wright, Laura. The Vegan Studies Project: Food, Animals, and Gender in the Age of Terror. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2015. 205pp.

Yanagisawa, Haruka (ed.). Community, Commons and Natural Resource Management in Asia. Singapore: National University of Singapore, 2015. 257pp.

Zukosky, Michael L. Przewalski’s Horses in Eurasia: Pluralism in International Reintroduction Biology. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2016. 93pp.

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