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Author LinkPaarlberg, Robert L.
Title LinkFood politics : what everyone needs to know / Robert Paarlberg.
Imprint Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Description xix, 218 p. ;  22 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-208) and index.
Contents Contents: An overview of food politics -- Food production and population growth -- The politics of high food prices -- The politics of chronic hunger -- The politics of famine -- The green revolution controversy -- Food aid and food power -- The politics of obesity -- The politics of farm subsidies and trade -- Agriculture, the environment, and farm animals -- Agribusiness, supermarkets, and fast food -- Organic and local food -- Food safety and genetically engineered food -- Who governs the world food system?
Summary Examines the politics of food, discussing convenience foods, under-regulated commercial farms, backlash against environmentalists and consumer activists, agricultural failure in third world countries, and other related topics.
Subject LinkAgriculture and state.
LinkFood supply.
LinkFood -- Marketing.
LinkNutrition policy.
Subject LinkAgriculture and state.
LinkFood -- Marketing.
LinkFood supply.
LinkNutrition policy.

System Number 000677929
ISBN Link9780195389609 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Link9780195389593 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link0195389603 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Link019538959X (pbk. : alk. paper)

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