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Consuming Interests

The Social Provision of Foods, 1st Edition

By Andrew Flynn, Michelle Harrison, Terry Marsden


240 pages

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Combining theory, research and policy Consuming Interests provides a topical interdisciplinary exploration into the nature of food provision, policy and regulation. The book provides a detailed examination of corporate retailers, state agencies and consumer organisations involved in the food sector. The analysis explores questions including: * what can the public expect from the state

* what limits are there on state action

* what are the most appropriate balances

between public and private interests in the provision of 'quality' foods.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography