The Resource The Oxford handbook of food, politics, and society, edited by Ronald J. Herring

The Oxford handbook of food, politics, and society, edited by Ronald J. Herring

Label
The Oxford handbook of food, politics, and society
Title
The Oxford handbook of food, politics, and society
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ronald J. Herring
Title variation
Food, politics, and society
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume explores the complex interrelationships between food and agriculture, politics, and society. More specifically, it considers the political aspects of three basic economic questions: what is to be produced? how is it to be produced? how it is to be distributed? It also outlines three unifying themes running through the politics of answering these societal questions with regard to food, namely: ecology, technology and property
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
338.1/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9000.6
LC item number
.O94 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Oxford Handbooks
  • Oxford handbooks online
Label
The Oxford handbook of food, politics, and society, edited by Ronald J. Herring
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How is food political? Market, state, and knowledge / Ronald J. Herring -- Science, politics, and the framing of modern agricultural technologies / John Harriss, Drew Stewart -- Genetically improved crops / Martina Newell-McGloughlin -- Agroecological intensification of smallholder farming / Rebecca Nelson, Robert Coe -- The hardest case: What blocks improvements in agriculture in Africa? / Robert L. Paarlberg -- The poor, malnutrition, biofortification, and biotechnology / Alexander Stein -- Biofuels: Competition for land, resources, and political subsidies / David Pimentel, Michael Burgess -- Alternative paths to food security / Norman Uphoff -- Ethics of food production and consumption / Michiel Korthals -- Food, justice, and land / Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Jennifer C. Franco -- Food security, productivity, and gender inequality / Bina Agarwal -- Delivering food subsidy: The state and the market / Ashok Kotwal, Bharat Ramaswami -- Diets, nutrition, and poverty: Lessons from India / Raghav Gaiha, Raghbendra Jha, Vani S. Kulkarni, Nidhi Kaicker -- Food price and trade policy biases: Inefficient, inequitable, yet not inevitable / Kym Andersen -- Intellectual property rights and the politics of food / Krishna Ravi Srinivas -- Is food the answer to malnutrition? / David E. Sahn -- Fighting mother nature with biotechnology / Alan McHughen -- Climate change and agriculture: Countering doomsday scenarios / Derrill D. Watson II -- Wild foods / Jules Pretty, Zareen Bharucha -- Livestock in the food debate / Purvi Mehta-Bhatt, Paulo Ficarelli -- The social vision of the alternative food movement / Siddhartha Shome -- Food values beyond nutrition / Ann Grodzins Gold -- Cultural politics of food safety: Genetically modified food in Japan, France, and the United States / Kyoko Sato -- Food safety / Bruce Chassy -- The politics of food labeling and certification / Emily Clough -- The politics of grocery shopping: Eating, voting, and (possibly) transforming the food system / Josée Johnston, Norah MacKendrick -- The political economy of regulation of biotechnology in agriculture / Gregory D. Graff, Gal Hochman, David Zilberman -- Coexistence in the fields? GM, organic, and conventional food crops / Janice Thies -- Global movements for food justice / M. Jahi Chappell -- The rise of the organic foods movement as a transnational phenomenon / Tomas Larsson -- The dialectic of pro-poor papaya / Sarah Davidson Evanega, Mark Lynas -- Thinking the African food crisis: The Sahel forty years on / Michael J. Watts -- Transformation of the agrifood industry in developing countries / Thomas Reardon, C. Peter Timmer -- The twenty-first century agricultural land rush / Gregory Thaler -- Agricultural futures: The politics of knowledge / Ian Scoones
Control code
ocn898028538
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 886 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199983674
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195397772.001.0001
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33665709
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898028538
  • oho019022665X

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