Tournament of Books 2015
 
 

Environmental Studies
Food and Famine


There are 188 books in this aisle.
Browse the aisle by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Environmental Studies - Food and Famine
Page 3 of 10 next

Genetically Engineered Food: Changing the Nature of Nature: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself, Your Family, and Our Planet
Genetically Engineered Food: Changing the Nature of Nature: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself, Your Family, and Our Planet
by Martin Teitel
Publisher Comments
This revised and updated second edition is both an expos? and educational primer on this controversial technology that is already a part of every American's diet.... (read more)

List Price $12.95
Your price: $6.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All
Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All
by Oran Hesterman
Publisher Comments
A host of books and films in recent years have documented the dangers of our current food system, from chemical runoff to soaring rates of diet-related illness to inhumane treatment of workers and animals. But advice on what to do about it largely begins... (read more)

List Price $24.99
Your price: $6.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Fields That Dream
Fields That Dream
by Jenny Kurzweil
Publisher Comments
The first book devoted to exploring the lives and experiences of the small-scale sustainable farmer.... (read more)

List Price $16.95
Your price: $1.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Dinner at the New Gene Cafe
Dinner at the New Gene Cafe
by Bill Lambrecht
Publisher Comments
Recent headlines will tell you that biotechonology companies are knocking down barriers as they race one another to alter the genetic building blocks of the world's food. In the United States, the primary venue for this quiet revolution, the acreage of... (read more)

List Price $24.95
Your price: $2.48
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Water Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security
Water Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security
by Frank R. Spellman
Synopsis
This thoughtful book provides a much-needed look at the vulnerabilities and security of our nation's water sources. Written as a result of 9/11 and in response to the critical needs of water/wastewater plant managers, plant engineers, design engineers... (read more)

List Price $96.75
Your price: $9.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Consulting the Genius of the Place: An Ecological Approach to a New Agriculture
Consulting the Genius of the Place: An Ecological Approach to a New Agriculture
by Wes Jackson
Publisher Comments
Locavore leaders such as Alice Waters, Michael Pollan, and Barbara Kingsolver all speak of the need for sweeping changes in how we get our food. A longtime leader of this movement is Wes Jackson, who for decades has taken it upon himself to speak for the... (read more)

Your price: $22.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Food, Inc.: Mendel to Monsanto--The Promises and Perils of the Biotech Harvest
Food, Inc.: Mendel to Monsanto--The Promises and Perils of the Biotech Harvest
by Peter Pringle
Publisher Comments
For most people, the global war over genetically modified foods is a distant and confusing one. The battles are conducted in the mystifying language of genetics. A handful of corporate "life science" giants, such as Monsanto, are pitted against a... (read more)

List Price $16.99
Your price: $7.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


End of Food the Coming Crisis in the World Food Industry
End of Food the Coming Crisis in the World Food Industry
by Paul Roberts
Publisher Comments
Salmonella-tainted tomatoes, riots, and skyrocketing prices are only the latest in a series of food-related crises that have illuminated the failures of the modern food system. In The End of Food, Paul Roberts investigates this system and presents a... (read more)

Your price: $7.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Mindful Carnivore: A Vegetarian's Hunt for Sustenance
The Mindful Carnivore: A Vegetarian's Hunt for Sustenance
by Tovar Cerulli
Publisher Comments
As a boy, Tovar Cerulli spent his summers fishing for trout and hunting bullfrogs. While still in high school, he began to experiment with vegetarianism. By the age of twenty he was a vegan. A decade later, in the face of declining health, he returned to... (read more)

List Price $26.95
Your price: $6.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Feeding the Future: From Fat to Famine, How to Solve the World's Food Crises
Feeding the Future: From Fat to Famine, How to Solve the World's Food Crises
by Andrew Heintzman and Evan Solomon
Publisher Comments
Outlines practical solutions to global food supply problems in the twenty-first century, suggesting relevant ways to address key issues related to food safety, conservation, global trade, and more. Original.... (read more)

List Price $17.95
Your price: $12.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Diet for a Dead Planet: How the Food Industry Is Killing Us
Diet for a Dead Planet: How the Food Industry Is Killing Us
by Christopher D Cook
Publisher Comments
If we are what we eat, then, as Christopher D. Cook contends in this powerful look at the food industry, we are not in good shape. The facts speak for themselves: more than 75 million Americans suffered from food poisoning last year, and 5,000 of them... (read more)

List Price $24.95
Your price: $8.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Hungry for Profit: The Agribusiness Threat to Farmers, Food, and the Environment.
Hungry for Profit: The Agribusiness Threat to Farmers, Food, and the Environment.
by Fred Magdoff
Publisher Comments
Millions go hungry every year in both poor and rich nations, yet hundreds of thousands of peasants and farmers continue to be pushed off the land. Applied in increasing volumes, chemical pesticides and synthetic fertilizers deplete the soil, pollute our... (read more)

List Price $19.00
Your price: $5.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet
Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet
by Frances Moore Lappe and Anna Blythe Lappe
Publisher Comments
Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-419) and index.... (read more)

List Price $25.95
Your price: $3.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Hidden Hunger
Hidden Hunger
by Hans Konrad Biesalski
Publisher Comments
Hidden Hunger is an increasing problem even in developed countries, whose potential negative consequences on long-term health are often overlooked and underestimated. Chronic malnutrition is at the core of the global hunger challenge facing science... (read more)

List Price $49.95
Your price: $27.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


A Sociology of Food & Nutrition: The Social Appetite
A Sociology of Food & Nutrition: The Social Appetite
by Oxford
Publisher Comments
This innovative book examines the social context of food and nutrition by exploring the socio-cultural, political, economic, and philosophical factors that influence food production and consumption.... (read more)

List Price $35.00
Your price: $9.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Exodus from Hunger: We Are Called to Change the Politics of Hunger
Exodus from Hunger: We Are Called to Change the Politics of Hunger
by David Beckmann
Publisher Comments
Promoted with cooperation of Bread for the World. This book will be advertised through major Christian publications and promoted widely among Bread for the World's membership.... (read more)

List Price $18.00
Your price: $12.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Slow Food Revolution: A New Culture for Eating and Living
Slow Food Revolution: A New Culture for Eating and Living
by Carlo Petrini
Publisher Comments
Founded in Italy in 1986 by charismatic Italian gourmand Carlo Petrini, Slow Food has grown into a phenomenally successful movement against the uniformity and compromised quality of fast food and supermarket chains. With nearly 85,000 members in 45... (read more)

List Price $24.95
Your price: $9.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Safe Food
Safe Food
by Marion Nestle
Publisher Comments
In this controversial work, the critically acclaimed author of "Food Politics" argues that ensuring safe food involves more than washing hands or cooking food to higher temperatures--it involves politics. Photos & line illustrations.... (read more)

List Price $40.00
Your price: $15.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Food, Inc.
Food, Inc.
by Peter Pringle
Publisher Comments
For most people, the global war over genetically modified foods is a distant and confusing one. The battles are conducted in the mystifying language of genetics. A handful of corporate "life science" giants, such as Monsanto, are pitted against a... (read more)

List Price $24.00
Your price: $11.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Girl Hunter: Revolutionizing the Way We Eat, One Hunt at a Time
Girl Hunter: Revolutionizing the Way We Eat, One Hunt at a Time
by Georgia Pellegrini
Publisher Comments
What happens when a classically-trained New York chef and fearless omnivore heads out of the city and into the wild to track down the ingredients for her meals? After abandoning Wall Street to embrace her lifelong love of cooking, Georgia Pellegrini... (read more)

List Price $14.99
Your price: $7.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


«prev 1 3 5 ... 10 next»


Browse the entire aisle:
by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.
There are 188 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Environmental Studies
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.