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Corporate power in global agrifood governance

Author: Jennifer Clapp; Doris A Fuchs
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009.
Series: Food, health, and the environment.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Experts examine the ways transnational corporations exercise power over governance of the global food system and the implications this has for sustainability

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Corporate power in global agrifood governance.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2009
(DLC) 2008042146
(OCoLC)261342065
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Clapp; Doris A Fuchs
ISBN: 9780262255509 0262255502 0262512378 0262012758 9780262012751 9780262512374
OCLC Number: 428700159
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 308 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Agrifood corporations, global governance, and sustainability: a framework for analysis / Jennifer Clapp, Doris Fuchs --
Retail power, private standards, and sustainability in the global food system / Doris Fuchs, Agni Kalfagianni, Maarten Arentsen --
Certification standards and the governance of green foods in Southeast Asia / Steffanie Scott, Peter Vandergeest, Mary Young --
In whose interests? Transparency and accountability in the global governance of food: agribusiness, the Codex Alimentarius, and the World Trade Organization / Elizabeth Smythe --
Corporate interests in US food aid policy: global implications of resistance to reform / Jennifer Clapp --
Feeding the world? Transnational corporations and the promotion of genetically modified food / Marc Williams --
Corporations, seeds, and intellectual property rights governance / Susan K. Sell --
The troubled birth of the "biotech century": global corporate power and its limits / Robert Falkner --
Technology, food, power: governing GMOs in Argentina / Peter Newell --
Corporate power and global agrifood governance: lessons learned / Doris Fuchs, Jennifer Clapp.
Series Title: Food, health, and the environment.
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer Clapp and Doris Fuchs.

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"This is an important book for those who need to see the pieces of the global food system and the critical role of the agrifood transnational corporations (TNCs) in global food trade." -- John M. Read more...

 
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