1st Edition

The Political Economy of Diet, Health and Food Policy

ISBN 9780415862479
Published September 3, 2013 by Routledge
176 Pages

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Book 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'.


'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