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Author Paarlberg, Robert L

Title Food politics : what everyone needs to know / Robert Paarlberg

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2010
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 CCRI-Lincoln  HD1415 .P12 2010    AVAILABLE
 J&W-Charlotte  HD1415 .P12 2010    AVAILABLE
 J&W-Charlotte  HD1415 .P12 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HD1415 .P12 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HD1415 P12 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xix, 218 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references 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?
LC subject Agriculture and state
Food supply
Food -- Marketing
Nutrition policy
ISBN 9780195389609 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780195389593 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0195389603 (hardcover : alk. paper)
019538959X (pbk. : alk. paper)