Agriculture and Food Products

  • The Meat Crisis

    Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Sustainable Food Futures

    Multidisciplinary Solutions

    Edited by Jessica Duncan, Megan Bailey

    Securing sustainable food for everyone is one of the world's most pressing challenges, but research, policy, and programmes remain fragmented, and effective solutions have been slow to emerge. This book takes on these challenges by proposing a range of solutions that can advance pathways towards…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Hunger and Poverty in South Africa

    The Hidden Faces of Food Insecurity

    By Jacqueline Hanoman

    Hunger and Poverty in South Africa: The Hidden Faces of Food Insecurity explores food insecurity as an issue of socioeconomic, political, cultural and environmental inequity and inequality. Based on extensive original research in Free State Province, South Africa, the book explores how people…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • NGO Discourses in the Debate on Genetically Modified Crops

    By Ksenia Gerasimova

    The development and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has been a contentious topic for the last three decades. While there have been a number of social science analyses of the issues, this is the first book to assess the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the debate at such…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Zambezi River Basin

    Water and sustainable development

    Edited by Jonathan Lautze, Zebediah Phiri, Vladimir Smakhtin, Davison Saruchera

    The Zambezi river is the fourth longest in Africa, crossing or bordering Zambia, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The river basin is widely recognised as one of the most important basins in southern Africa and is the focus of contested development, including water for hydropower…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Series on Major River Basins of the World

  • Biodiversity, Access and Benefit-Sharing

    Global Case Studies

    By Daniel F. Robinson

    The Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is rapidly receiving signatures and ratifications. Many countries are preparing to implement the protocol through national research permit systems and/or biodiversity laws. Yet there is still considerable confusion about how to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge

  • Food Utopias

    Reimagining citizenship, ethics and community

    Edited by Paul V. Stock, Michael Carolan, Christopher Rosin

    Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements – including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty – consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency…

    Paperback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Perma/Culture:

    Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis

    Edited by Molly Wallace, David Carruthers

    In the face of what seems like a concerted effort to destroy the only planet that can sustain us, critique is an important tool. It is in this vein that most scholars have approached environmental crisis. While there are numerous texts that chronicle contemporary issues in environmental ills, there…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Food Supply Chain Management

    Edited by Ari Paloviita, Marja Järvelä

    The success of the entire food supply chain depends on the prosperity of farms and local communities. The direct climate change risks faced by the agricultural sector are therefore also risks to businesses and food supply chains. Hence the importance of resilience at farm level, community level and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Biofuels and Rural Poverty

    By Joy Clancy

    Biofuels and Rural Poverty makes an original contribution to the current controversial global debate on biofuels, in particular the consequences that large-scale production of transport fuel substitutes can have on rural areas, principally in developing countries but also in some poor rural areas…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Agronomy for Development

    The Politics of Knowledge in Agricultural Research

    Edited by James Sumberg

    Over the last decade there has been renewed interest in food security and the state of the global food system. Population growth, climate change and food price spikes have combined to focus new attention on the technologies and institutions that underpin the production and consumption of food that…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

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