Culture and Food

  • Wm. Alex McIntosh
Part of the Environment, Development, and Public Policy book series (EDPP)


The cultural represents one of three predominant approaches used to explain food use and nutritional health, the others being the economic and the psychological. Anthropologists have accounted for the majority of cultural studies of food and nutrition, although sociologists and historians have given some attention to these subjects.


Social Movement Ethnic Identity Food Habit Critical Theory Social Differentiation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wm. Alex McIntosh
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  1. 1.Texas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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