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  1. Food and Poverty

    The Political Economy of Confrontation

    By Radha Sinha

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1976, this book deals with contemporary tensions between the West and the Third World, caused by hunger, malnutrition and poverty, perpetuated by an imbalance in the distribution of world resources. The book deals with the issue of malnutrition in the Third World, which owes much...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Food Aid and the Developing World

    Four African Case Studies

    By Christopher Stevens

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Food aid is a controversial form of development assistance and this book, first published in 1979, seeks to counter allegations from critics by taking account of both direct and indirect affects. Based on field research in Tunisia, Botswana, Upper Volta and Lesotho, it considers aid from the UK,...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Agrarian Reform in Contemporary Developing Countries

    A Study Prepared for the International Labour Office within the Framework of the World Employment Programme

    Edited by Ajit Kumar Ghose

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    Initially published in 1983, in association with the International Labour Organisation (ILO), this book is about the meaning, relevance and process of agrarian reform in contemporary developing countries. It includes seven detailed case studies – one each on Ethiopia, Peru, Chile, Nicaragua, Iran,...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Agricultural Development and Economic Integration in Latin America

    By Montague Yudelman, Frederic Howard

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1970, this study is concerned with both the theoretical and the practical problems involved with agricultural development and economic integration in Latin America, with particular emphasis on those countries which are embraced by the Latin American Free Trade Association.The...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Agribusiness Management

    By Freddie L. Barnard, Jay T. Akridge, Frank J. Dooley, John C. Foltz

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Today’s food and agribusiness managers operate in a rapidly changing, highly volatile, international, high technology, consumer-focused world. This new edition of Agribusiness Management was written to help prepare students and managers for a successful career in this new world of food and fiber...

    Published May 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Common Agricultural Policy

    Policy Dynamics in a Changing Context

    Edited by Grace Skogstad, Amy Verdun

    The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is a unique agricultural policy worldwide. For many years, its status as the only common European Community (EC) policy governed by EC institutions put it at the heart of European integration. Today the CAP is not the only common European Union (EU) policy. Even...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. U.S. Food Policy

    Anthropology and Advocacy in the Public Interest

    Edited by Lisa Markowitz, John A. Brett

    Inequity of control over food systems is a particularly insidious form of injustice. Collectively, the contributors to this volume posit that this inequity is rooted in power asymmetries in the U.S. food system and codified through U.S. food policies. This process puts the public at risk in the U.S...

    Published March 27th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Food, Globalization and Sustainability

    By Peter Oosterveer, David A. Sonnenfeld

    Food is increasingly traded internationally, thereby transforming the organization of food production and consumption globally and influencing most food-related practices. This transition is generating unfamiliar challenges related to sustainability of food provision, the social impacts of...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Environment, Development, Agriculture

    Integrated Policy Through Human Ecology

    By Bernhard Glaeser

    This reissue, first published in 1995, focuses on philosophy and social science in human ecology, and includes case studies dealing with the problems of political implementation of development plans and schemes. Part One deals with theory, including a comprehensive introduction to the field and an...

    Published March 13th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Economics

    Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Edited by Chuck Mason, Erwin Bulte

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Environmental economics is dedicated to the analysis of externalities (i.e. the side-effects or consequences of industrial or commercial activities that are not reflected in market prices), including the characterization of possible manifestations, appropriate policy remedies, measurement of the...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge