Agriculture and Food Products

  • Food Wars

    The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the ten years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Agricultural and Agribusiness Law

    An introduction for non-lawyers

    By Theodore A. Feitshans

    This introductory textbook provides an overview of the concepts necessary for an understanding of agricultural and agribusiness law. The text will help students of land-based industries with little or no legal background to appreciate and identify issues which may…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Cities and Agriculture

    Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems

    Edited by Henk de Zeeuw, Pay Drechsel

    As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence-based "state of the art" chapters…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS), this book is based on the premise that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateralism and contracts undermine capacities to achieve fairness and equity.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Adapting to Climate Uncertainty in African Agriculture

    Narratives and knowledge politics

    By Stephen Whitfield

    Future climatic and agro-ecological changes in Africa are uncertain and associated with high degrees of spatial and temporal variability and this change is differently simulated within divergent climate-crop models and in controlled crop breeding stations. Furthermore, uncertainty emerges in local…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach

    Edited by Feras Ziadat, Wondimu Bayu

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory…

    Hardback – 2015-08-05 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    A Historical Account

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era…

    Hardback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge

  • Governing Agricultural Sustainability

    Global lessons from GM crops

    Edited by Phil Macnaghten, Susana Carro-Ripalda

    Although GM crops are seen by their advocates as a key component of the future of world agriculture and as part of the solution for world poverty and hunger, their uptake has not been smooth nor universal: they have been marred by controversy and all too commonly their regulation has been…

    Paperback – 2015-07-12
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Food and Theatre on the World Stage

    Edited by Dorothy Chansky, Ann Folino White

    Putting food and theatre into direct conversation, this volume focuses on how food and theatre have operated for centuries as partners in the performative, symbolic, and literary making of meaning. Through case studies, literary analyses, and performance critiques, contributors examine theatrical…

    Hardback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Sustainability in Coffee Production

    Creating Shared Value Chains in Colombia

    By Andrea Biswas-Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Coffee, as a commodity and through its global value chains, is the focus of much interest to achieve fair trade and equitable outcomes for producers, processors and consumers. It has iconic cultural and economic significance for Colombia, which is one of the world's major coffee producers for the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-15
    Routledge

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