Agriculture and Food Products

  • Risk and Food Safety in China and Japan

    Theoretical Perspectives and Empirical Insights

    Edited by Louis Augustin-Jean, Jean Pierre Poulain

    Despite the multiplication of crises in recent years, food has probably never been safer. However, periodic crises have aroused consumer anxiety and contributed to a general lack of confidence in the agro-industrial system. Furthermore, their diverse nature implies that they are difficult to…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11 
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Rural Transformations and Agro-Food Systems

    The BRICS and Agrarian Change in the Global South

    Edited by Ben M. McKay, Ruth Hall, Juan Liu

    The economic and political rise of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) and Middle-Income Countries (MICs) have important implications for global agrarian transformation. These emerging economies are undergoing profound changes as key sites of the production, circulation, and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-20 

  • Agricultural Development and Sustainable Intensification

    Technology and Policy Challenges in the Face of Climate Change

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    Sustainable Intensification (SI) has recently emerged as a key concept for agricultural development, recognising that yields must increase to feed a growing world population, but that this must be achieved without damage to the environment, on finite land resources and while preserving social…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Transforming Food and Agricultural Policy

    Post-exceptionalism in public policy

    Edited by Carsten Daugbjerg, Peter H. Feindt

    Western democratic welfare states often featured sectoral governance arrangements where governments negotiated policy with sectoral elites, based on shared ideas and exclusive institutional arrangements. Food and agriculture policy is widely considered an extreme case of compartmentalized and ‘…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

  • Food Bank Nations

    Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food

    By Graham Riches

    In the world’s most affluent and food secure societies, why it is now publicly acceptable to feed donated surplus food, dependent on corporate food waste, to millions of hungry people? While recognizing the moral imperative to feed hungry people, this book challenges the effectiveness,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24 
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Environmental Justice and Soy Agribusiness

    By Robert Hafner

    Environmental justice research and activism predominantly focus on openly conflictive situations; claims-making is central. However, situations of injustice can still occur even if there is no overt conflict. This book fills this gap by applying an environmental justice incommensurabilities…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Commons, Plant Breeding and Agricultural Research

    Challenges for Food Security and Agrobiodiversity

    Edited by Fabien Girard, Christine Frison

    The joint challenges of population increase, food security and conservation of agrobiodiversity demand a rethink of plant breeding and agricultural research from a different perspective. While more food is undeniably needed, the key question is rather about how to produce it in a way…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

    Food Security in a Changing Environment

    Edited by Cyndi Spindell Berck, Peter Berck, Salvatore Di Falco

    A changing climate is likely to have a drastic impact on crop yields in Africa. The purpose of this book is to document the effects of climate change on agriculture in Africa and to discuss strategies for adaptation to hotter weather and less predictable rainfall. These strategies include promoting…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21 
    Environment for Development

  • Agri-environmental Governance as an Assemblage

    Multiplicity, Power, and Transformation

    Edited by Jérémie Forney, Chris Rosin, Hugh Campbell

    In recent decades, the governance of the environment in agri-food systems has emerged as a crucial challenge. A multiplicity of actors have been enrolled in this process, with the private sector and civil society progressively becoming key components in a global context often described as…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Civic Engagement in Food System Governance

    A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements

    By Alan R. Hunt

    The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. This work presents primary evidence from over 900 documents, interviews, and participant observations, and provides the first descriptive history of local food movement national policy achievements in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28 

  • Routledge Handbook of Landscape and Food

    Edited by Joshua Zeunert, Tim Waterman

    Since the turn of the millennium, there has been a burgeoning interest in, and literature of, both landscape studies and food studies. Landscape describes places as relationships and processes. Landscapes create people’s identities and guide their actions and their preferences, while at the same…

    Hardback – 2018-02-19 

  • The Foodways of Hawai'i

    Past and Present

    Edited by Hi'ilei Julia Hobart

    Offering diverse perspectives on Hawaiʻi’s food system, this book addresses themes of place and identity across time. From early Western contact to the present day, the way in which people in Hawaiʻi grow, import, and consume their food has shifted in response to the pressures of colonialism,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14 

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