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  1. Food Policy in the United States

    An Introduction

    By Parke Wilde

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    This book offers a broad introduction to food policies in the United States. Real-world controversies and debates motivate the book’s attention to economic principles, policy analysis, nutrition science and contemporary data sources. It assumes that the reader's concern is not just the economic...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Reclaiming Food Security

    By Michael S. Carolan

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In this challenging work, the author argues that the goal of any food system should not simply be to provide the cheapest calories possible. A secure food system is one that affords people and nations – in both the present and future – the capabilities to prosper and lead long, happy, and healthy...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The World of Agricultural Economics

    An Introduction

    By Carin Martiin

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    This textbook takes a truly international approach towards agricultural economics, uniting many different perspectives on the subject and providing insight into agriculture in general, and into how practical farming works in particular. The book is laced throughout with real world examples and...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Land and Food Scarcity

    Edited by Paolo De Castro, Felice Adinolfi, Fabian Capitanio, Salvatore Di Falco, Angelo Di Mambro

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In recent years the issue of food security has become centre stage in the global agenda. Since the 2007/8 food price crisis, a number of works have been published on the topic, addressed from various perspectives: economic, social and cultural, environmental, agronomic and...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Competition and Efficiency in International Food Supply Chains

    Improving Food Security

    By John Williams

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Why have food crises seemingly become more frequent in recent years, compared to the last few decades? This book examines an array of different issues and distortions that are causing food supply chain dysfunction in many countries, particularly for staple non-perishable foods such as grains,...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Agricultural Development in China and Africa

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Li Xiaoyun, Qi Gubo, Tang Lixia, Zhao Lixia, Jin Leshan, Guo Zhanfeng, Wu Jin

    Many African countries are increasingly interested in learning from China's experiences in achieving effective agricultural development. The Chinese government and academic community are also keen to share experiences and lessons with Africa. China made agriculture one of its development assistance...

    Published April 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Europe's Green Revolution and Others Since

    The Rise and Fall of Peasant-Friendly Plant Breeding

    By Jonathan Harwood

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    How best to foster agricultural development in the Third World has long been a subject of debate and from a European perspective the persistent failure to design peasant-friendly technology is puzzling. From the late 19th century, for example, various western European countries also underwent ‘...

    Published April 19th 2012 by Routledge

  9. War, Agriculture, and Food

    Rural Europe from the 1930s to the 1950s

    Edited by Paul Brassley, Yves Segers, Leen Van Molle

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern European History

    Between the 1930s and the 1950s rural life in Europe underwent profound changes, partly as a result of the Second World War, and partly as a result of changes which had been in progress over many years. This book examines a range of European countries, from Scandinavia to Spain and Ireland to...

    Published March 25th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Fair Trade Organizations and Social Enterprise

    Social Innovation through Hybrid Organization Models

    By Benjamin Huybrechts

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    For several decades, social enterprises have been pioneers in the conception and implementation of a pathbreaking social innovation: Fair Trade (FT). Fair Trade Social Enterprises have created a movement which has challenged mainstream trading practices and offered development opportunities for...

    Published March 20th 2012 by Routledge