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  • 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

  • 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

  • Mountain Movers

    Mining, Sustainability and the Agents of Change

    By Daniel M. Franks

    The products of mining are everywhere – if it wasn’t grown, it was mined or drilled. But the mining industry has a chequered past. Pollution, human rights abuses, and corruption have tarnished the reputation of the industry across the globe. Over a decade ago the major mining companies embraced the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • 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

  • Russia's 'Age of Silver' (Routledge Revivals)

    Precious-Metal Production and Economic Growth in the Eighteenth Century

    By Ian Blanchard

    First published in 1989, Russia’s ‘Age of Silver’ represents a major contribution to the history of the international economy during the eighteenth century, challenging old prejudices and establishing the importance of Russian precious-metal production. Ian Blanchard examines the nature of the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The International Aluminium Cartel

    The Business and Politics of a Cooperative Industrial Institution (1886-1978)

    By Marco Bertilorenzi

    Aluminium was one of most cartelised industries in the international economic panorama of the 20th century. Born following the discovery of electrolytic smelting process in 1886, this industry, even in its infancy, established a cartel which characterised its history until nearly 1980. Managers of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • 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

  • New Directions in Agrarian Political Economy

    Global Agrarian Transformations, Volume 1

    Edited by Ryan Isakson

    How relevant are the classic theories of agrarian change in the contemporary context? This volume explores this question by focusing upon the defining features of agrarian transformation in the 21st century: the financialization of food and agriculture, the blurring of rural and urban livelihoods…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Critical Perspectives on Food Sovereignty

    Global Agrarian Transformations, Volume 2

    Edited by Marc Edelman

    This volume is a pioneering contribution to the study of food politics and critical agrarian studies, where food sovereignty has emerged as a pivotal concept over the past few decades, with a wide variety of social movements, on-the-ground experiments, and policy innovations flying under its broad…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian 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

  • Sustainable Food Systems

    Building a New Paradigm

    Edited by Terry Marsden, Adrian Morley

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this…

    Paperback – 2015-05-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Political Ecologies of Meat

    Edited by Jody Emel, Harvey Neo

    Livestock production worldwide is increasing rapidly, in part due to economic growth and demand for meat in industrializing countries. Yet there are many concerns about the sustainability of increased meat production and consumption, from perspectives including human health, animal welfare, climate…

    Paperback – 2015-05-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Ecology

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