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  • Britain's Food Supplies

    1st Edition

    By K. G. Fenelon

    Originally published in 1952. In this fascinating book that examines the statistics, the term food supplies is interpreted in a wide sense and it deals among other matters with such subjects as supplies from home agriculture and from overseas; food consumption; controls, rationing and price…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Meat Business

    Devouring a Hungry Planet, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoff Tansey, Joyce D'Silva

    Originally published in 1999. The theme running through this collection of essays is that food quality and human health, the welfare of animals and the methods of farming, and the quality of the environment, go hand-in-hand. This theme continues along the lines that the present system is harmful to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Hunger

    The Global Food System, 1st Edition

    By John W. Warnock

    Originally published in 1987. This important and provocative book explains the persistence of hunger, poverty, and the lack of balanced development in many countries and the central role of agriculture in economic development. Most theories of agricultural development are based on the experiences…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • World Population and World Food Supplies

    1st Edition

    By E. John Russell

    Originally published in 1954. This great work surveys the distribution of the world’s population and the food production of all countries chosen as important by reason of either their demands on the world food market or their contributions to it. The author concludes that the more advanced…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Food Supplies in the Aftermath of World War II

    1st Edition

    By Edith Hirsch

    Originally published in 1993. This study was written in 1946 having been commissioned by a large corporation in the food industry. The insights from this agricultural economics perspective even now are highly interesting. At the time there was real concern over food shortage and the UN and US…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society

    2nd Edition

    By Arjen Y. Hoekstra

    Using the water footprint concept, this impactful book aids our understanding of how we can reduce water consumption and pollution to sustainable levels. Since the publication of the first edition, the question of how to reduce our water footprint has become even more urgent. Freshwater scarcity…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Agricultural Development in Brazil

    The Rise of a Global Agro-food Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antonio M. Buainain, Rodrigo Lanna, Zander Navarro

    Brazilian agriculture has experienced a seismic transformation over the last decades, and its contradictory facets have fed different and opposing narratives regarding recent changes. This book covers these changes, exploring the issues from several empirical and analytical angles, including the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Agricultural Economics

  • Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa

    Priorities for Science and Policy Under Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede, Christopher Auricht, Rosemary Lott, George Mburathi

    An improved knowledge of Africa’s complex farming systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and comprehensively describes the characteristics,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors

    Outcomes for Society and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Vogt

    This book provides a balanced critique of a range of international sustainability certification schemes across nine agricultural and natural resource industries. Certification schemes set standards through intra-market private and multi-stakeholder mechanisms, and while third party verification is…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Voice and Participation in Global Food Politics

    1st Edition

    By Alana Mann

    As awareness of the commodification of food for profit at the expense of our health and the planet grows, this book foregrounds the communicative dimensions of resistance by food movements. Voice and participation are argued by the author to be the means through which rural and urban communities…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Consumers, Meat and Animal Products

    Policies, Regulations and Marketing, 1st Edition

    By Terence J. Centner

    This book addresses the production practices employed in the production of food animals and animal products that enable marketers to sell a variety of products to meet consumer demand. Food animal production practices have come under increased scrutiny by consumers who object to inputs and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Green Revolution

    Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Kilby

    This book reviews the Green Revolution, starting with its inception and development from the 1940s to the 1970s, and leading to what is commonly referred to as a second Green Revolution in the 2000s. Building on the historical assessment, it draws insights for contemporary policy debates and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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