Action Research Books

Social Justice, Environment and Livability books from MIT Press

Food, Health, and Environment

Food, Health, and Environment Books

During the past two decades, there has been a growing interest in the area of food systems research that has paralleled the development of domestic and international community food movements. The focus for such research and social-movement development has included issues of the environment, technology changes, global shifts in production and distribution, health and nutrition, the rise of fast food, and urban food access and rural economic development, among other topics.

Posts related to these books can be founded in the category Food, Health, and Environment Books

The series continues to actively solicit new manuscripts. For more information, please contact series editor, Robert Gottlieb.


Food and the Mid-Level Farm: Renewing an Agriculture of the Middle
Edited by Thomas A. Lyson, G. W. Stevenson, and Rick Welsh
June 2008, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Food and the Mid-Level Farm”


Confronting the Coffee Crisis: Fair Trade, Sustainable Livelihoods and Ecosystems in Mexico and Central America
Edited by Christopher M. Bacon, V. Ernesto Méndez, Stephen R. Gliessman, David Goodman and Jonathan A. Fox
February 2008, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Confronting the Coffee Crisis”


Agroecology in Action
by Keith Douglass Warner
January 2007, MIT Press
> View all entries tagged “Agroecology in Action”


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