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Paarlberg, Robert L
Food politics : what everyone needs to know / Robert Paarlberg
Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HD1415 .P12 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Agriculture and state
Food supply
Food -- Marketing
Nutrition policy
Physical Description xix, 218 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-208) and index
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
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