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The Political Economy of Diet, Health and Food Policy

By Ben Fine

Routledge – 1998 – 176 pages

Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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Description

The Political Economy of Diet and Health continues the exploration of food systems theory begun in the author's previous publications. It presents a critical exposition of food systems theory and analyses the existing approaches to food consumption. Subjects include:

* resolving the diet paradox

* the impact of the EU

* the lack of policy in the UK

* an exploration of the 'diseases of affluence'.

Reviews

'Students of food-systems theory, eating disorders, as well as agricultural policy can dip into selected chapters to get a sense of the 'state of debate' in each of these subareas' - G. Yasmeen, University of British Columbia, Environment and Planning C

Name: The Political Economy of Diet, Health and Food Policy (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Ben Fine. The Political Economy of Diet and Health continues the exploration of food systems theory begun in the author's previous publications. It presents a critical exposition of food systems theory and analyses the existing approaches to food...
Categories: Economics, Economic Theory & Philosophy