Tony Winson

Professor College of Social & Applied Human Sciences Department of Sociology and Anthropology Guelph, Ontario twinson@uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 52193

Bio/Research

Anthony Winson is Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Guelph. He has written about agriculture, food, agrarian development, politics and the state in the context of Canada, the United States and the Third World and more recently on the political economic dete...

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Bio/Research

Anthony Winson is Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Guelph. He has written about agriculture, food, agrarian development, politics and the state in the context of Canada, the United States and the Third World and more recently on the political economic determinants of diet and nutrition in Canada and globally. His books include: Coffee and Democracy in Modern Costa Rica (Macmillan, 1989); The Intimate Commodity: Food and the Development of the Agro-Industrial Complex in Canada (Garamond, 1993); Contingent Work, Disrupted Lives: Labour and Community in the New Rural Economy, (University of Toronto, 2002 with Belinda Leach which has won the John Porter book prize of the Canadian Sociology Association); Critical Perspectives in Food Studies (Oxford University Press 2016 with co-editors Mustafa Koc and Jennifer Sumner); and The Industrial Diet: The Degradation of Food and the Struggle for Healthy Eating (UBC Press and New York University Press, 2013). His most recent research project is focused on sustainable seafood certification programs and the Canadian food retail industry.

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