Critical Dietetics and Critical Nutrition Studies

  • John Coveney
  • Sue Booth

Part of the Food Policy book series (FP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Jacqui Gingras, Jennifer Brady
    Pages 1-14
  3. Jennifer Brady, Jacqui Gingras
    Pages 15-32
  4. Liesel Carlsson, Kaye Mehta, Clare Pettinger
    Pages 97-115
  5. Jill H. White
    Pages 127-141
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 161-175

About this book


This second volume in the Food Policy series focuses on critical nutrition and dietetics studies, offering an innovative and interdisciplinary exploration of the complexities of the food supply and the actors in it through a new critical lens.  

The volume provides an overview of the growth of critical nutrition and dietetics since its inception in 2009, as well as commentary on its continuing relevance and its applicability in the fields of dietetic education, research, and practice. Chapters address key topics such as how to bring critical dietetics into conventional practice, applying critical diets in clinical practice, policy applications, and new perspectives on training and educating a critical nutrition and dietetic workforce. Contributing authors from around the globe also discuss the role of critical nutrition dietetics in industry, private practice, and consultancy, as well the role of critical dietetics in addressing the food, hunger, and health issues associated with the world economic crisis. 

The authors designed the volume to be a reference work for students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Critical Nutrition, Critical Food Studies, and Critical Dietetics. Each chapter offers concise aims and learning outcomes, as well as assignments for students and a concise chapter summary. These features enhance the value of the volume as a learning tool. 


critical dietetics trans-disciplinary scholarship food policy nutritional economics food systems food and nutrition studies community nutrition food ethics reflexive practice practice in action

Editors and affiliations

  • John Coveney
    • 1
  • Sue Booth
    • 2
  1. 1.Flinders UniversityAdelaideAustralia
  2. 2.Flinders UniversityAdelaideAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-03112-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-03113-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2365-4295
  • Series Online ISSN 2365-4309
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