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Food politics : what everyone needs to know

Author: Robert L Paarlberg
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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In a lively and easy-to-navigate, question-and-answer format, Food Politics carefully examines and explains the most important issues on today's global food landscape.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Paarlberg
ISBN: 9780199322381 0199322384
OCLC Number: 869417396
Description: 260 Seiten
Contents: Preface to Second Edition ; Chapter One: An Overview of Food Politics ; Chapter Two: Food Production and Population Growth ; Chapter Three: The Politics of High Food Prices ; Chapter Four: The Politics of Chronic Hunger and Famine ; Chapter Five: Food Aid And Agricultural Development Assistance ; Chapter Six: The Green Revolution Controversy ; Chapter Seven: The Politics of Obesity ; Chapter Eight: The Politics of Farm Subsidies and Trade ; Chapter Nine: Farming, the Environment, Climate Change, and Water ; Chapter Ten: Livestock, Meat, and Fish ; Chapter Eleven: Agribusiness, Supermarkets, and Fast Food ; Chapter Twelve: Organic and Local Food ; Chapter Thirteen: Food Safety and Genetically Engineered Food ; Chapter Fourteen: Who Governs the World Food System? ; Chapter Fifteen: The Future of Food Politics ; Suggestions for Further Reading ; Index
Responsibility: Robert Paarlberg.

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"The author is an academic, not a journalist, and his efforts to get the food facts right ring through every page. Paarlberg challenges many of the ideas that are frequently voiced - but rarely Read more...

 
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