By Marlyne Sahakian,Czarina Saloma,Suren Erkman

Food intake styles and practices are speedily altering in Asia and the Pacific, and nowhere are those alterations extra impressive than in city components. This publication brings jointly students from  anthropology, sociology, environmental stories, tourism, structure and improvement studies to offer a entire exam of foodstuff intake developments within the towns of Asia and the Pacific, together with loved ones nutrition intake, consuming out and foodstuff waste.


The chapters conceal various scales of research, from loved ones study to nationwide facts, and mix various methodologies and techniques, from quantifiable facts that convey how a lot humans devour to qualitative findings that display how and why intake occurs in city settings. specified case experiences are integrated from China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea and Vietnam, in addition to Hawai'i and Australia. The ebook makes a well timed contribution to present debates at the demanding situations and possibilities for socially simply and environmentally sound nutrients intake in urbanizing Asia and the Pacific.

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