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The real cost of cheap food

Author: Michael S Carolan
Publisher: Abingdon ; New York : Earthscan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. This title details the numerous  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael S Carolan
ISBN: 9781849713207 1849713200 9781849713214 1849713219
OCLC Number: 781133256
Description: XVI, 272 str. ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. Cheap Food, Globalization and Development 3. Cheap Food and Conflict 4. Cheap Food, Hunger and Obesity 5. Cheap Meat 6. Cheap Food and the Environment 7. Cheap Food... But at What Price? 8. Cheap Food, Community and Culture 9. Cheap Food: Who Wins? 10. Making Food Affordable. Index
Responsibility: Michael Carolan.

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