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Food is different : why we must get the WTO out of agriculture

Author: Peter Rosset
Publisher: London : Zed, 2006.
Series: Global issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting a critique of the threats to agriculture and world food security from neoliberal economic policies, this book explains what's happening to agriculture in the WTO negotiating context. It also aims to set out an alternative vision for agricultural policy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Rosset
ISBN: 1842777548 9781842777541 1842777556 9781842777558
OCLC Number: 74964104
Description: xx, 163 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction : trade versus development? --
1. Trade negotiations and trade liberalization --
2. Key issues, misconceptions, disagreements and alternative paradigms --
3. Dumping and subsidies : unraveling the confusion --
4. The impacts of liberalized agricultural trade --
5. Alternatives for a different agriculture and food system --
Conclusion : another food system is possible.
Series Title: Global issues.
Responsibility: Peter M. Rosset.

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This book explains what is happening to the world's agricultural systems and their farmers under the impact of neoliberal economics.  Read more...

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'Food is Different makes the case, with clarity and passion, for rebuilding the global food system beyond the unequal and devastating consequences of the WTO 'free trade' regime. Rosset guides us Read more...

 
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