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The no-nonsense guide to world food

Author: Wayne Roberts
Publisher: Oxford : New Internationalist, 2008.
Series: No-nonsense guides (New Internationalist Publications (Firm))
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"With spiraling food prices and spreading social unrest, this is a timely guide to the instability of industrialized food systems. Wayne Roberts traces the history of food production and consumption, and shows that in a system dominated by supermarkets and agribusiness real food choices are becoming harder to make." "This book asks all the right questions, and provides some of the answers, in a real, democratic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Roberts, Wayne, 1944-
No-nonsense guide to world food.
Oxford : New Internationalist, 2008
(OCoLC)216936897
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Roberts
ISBN: 1906523673 9781906523671
OCLC Number: 823727405
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: ""Book title""; ""Foreword""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""1. I eat, therefore I can""; ""2. Brave new food""; ""3. Putting food sovereignty in its place""; ""4. Bread and roses""; ""5. Gluttons for punishment""; ""6. Economics as if food mattered""; ""7. Somethin's gotta give""; ""Contacts and Resources""; ""Index""
Series Title: No-nonsense guides (New Internationalist Publications (Firm))
Responsibility: Wayne Roberts.

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A world tour of food - from industrialised production and consumption to community food security.  Read more...

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"Solid research underpins Roberts' lucid, readable account of the modern food system and multifaceted efforts to transform it - a superb introduction." Harriet Friedmann, Department of Sociology, Read more...

 
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