Food Sustainability and the Media,
Edition 1 Linking Awareness, Knowledge and Action
Edited by Marta Antonelli and Pierangelo Isernia

Publication Date: 26 Apr 2024
Awaiting publication
Food Sustainability and the Media: Linking Awareness, Knowledge and Action is the first book to explore the roles that the media plays in raising awareness, spurring action, and increasing understanding about food security and global sustainability issues. The book addresses the means of leveraging traditional and new media to advance food and sustainability discourse by linking awareness, knowledge, and action. The book links sustainability and food security in media communication to address different topics, including the way climate change is framed by the media, key factors of success and failure in NGOs, public and corporate communication, and climate change denial.

Key Features

  • Addresses both conceptual and theoretical issues
  • Presents a diversified set of methodological perspectives, theoretical backgrounds and issues
  • Provides a conclusion that ties the content together, exploring the role of the media and food sustainability in Europe and the U.S.
About the author
Edited by Marta Antonelli, Senior Research Associate, Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change, Rome, Italy and Pierangelo Isernia, Department of Social, Political and Cognitive Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
Table of Contents

Section I The role of media in addressing food security and sustainability in different cultural, social and economic contexts
Section II Effects of media framing and priming on individual attitudes and corporate behaviour
Section III How public and private bodies, NGOs and corporates approach media to convey message about food security and sustainability

Book details
ISBN: 9780323912273
Page Count: 235
Retail Price : £115.00

9780128044452; 9780128039557; 9780128136171


Specialists in the field of food security, sustainability and media studies and to private and public actors working in these areas. It is especially suited for adoption in both graduate and postgraduate courses on food security, sustainability, media and communication studies