A Brief Pre-History of Food Waste and the Social Sciences

  title={A Brief Pre-History of Food Waste and the Social Sciences},
  author={David Evans and Hugh Campbell and Anne Murcott},
  journal={The Sociological Review},
  pages={26 - 5}
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