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Food, globalization and sustainability

Author: Peter Oosterveer; David A Sonnenfeld
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2011.
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Food is increasingly traded internationally, thereby transforming the organisation of food production and consumption globally and influencing most food-related practices. This book shows how  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Oosterveer; David A Sonnenfeld
ISBN: 9781849712606 1849712603 9781849712613 1849712611
OCLC Number: 740890764
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 v. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of Figures, Tables and Boxes. List of Acronyms and Abbreviations. Preface 1. Introduction Section 1: Conceptual Background 2. Globalization and Food Production and Consumption 3. Sustainability and Food Production and Consumption 4. Regulating Food in the Global Network Society Section 2: Case Studies 5. Food Provisioning and Climate Change 6. Local Food Provision 7. Fair Trade: Buying and Selling Consumer Trust 8. Sustainable Fish Provision Section 3: Future Perspectives 9. Roles of Producers in Sustainable Food Provision 10. Restructuring Food Supply: Supermarkets and Sustainability 11. Consumer Involvement in Sustainable Food Provision 12. Conclusion. Index
Responsibility: Peter Oosterveer and David Sonnenfeld.
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