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  • The Right to Food Guidelines, Democracy and Citizen Participation

    Country case studies, 1st Edition

    By Katharine S. E. Cresswell Riol

    It is now more than a decade since the Right to Food Guidelines were negotiated, agreed and adopted internationally by states. This book provides a review of its objectives and the extent of success of its implementation. The focus is on the first key guideline – "Democracy, good governance, human…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Meta-Regulation in Practice

    Beyond Normative Views of Morality and Rationality, 1st Edition

    By F.C. Simon

    Meta-regulation presents itself as a progressive policy approach that can manage complexity and conflicting objectives better than traditional command and control regulation. It does this by ‘harnessing’ markets and enlisting a broad range of stakeholders to reach a more inclusive view of the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Food Consumption in the City

    Practices and patterns in urban Asia and the Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marlyne Sahakian, Czarina Saloma, Suren Erkman

    Food consumption patterns and practices are rapidly changing in Asia and the Pacific, and nowhere are these changes more striking than in urban areas. This book brings together scholars from  anthropology, sociology, environmental studies, tourism, architecture and development studies to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • International Law and Agroecological Husbandry

    Building legal foundations for a new agriculture, 1st Edition

    By John W. Head

    Remarkable advances are being made in life science and agricultural research to reform the methods of food production, particularly with regard to staple grain and legume crops, in ways that will better reflect ecological realities. However, advances in science may be insufficient to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Food Sovereignty

    Convergence and Contradictions, Condition and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Holt-Gimenez, Alberto Alonso-Fradejas, Todd Holmes, Martha Jane Robbins

    A fundamentally contested concept, food sovereignty (FS) has – as a political project and campaign, an alternative, a social movement and an analytical framework – barged into global discourses, both political and academic, over the past two decades. This collection identifies a number of key…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Food Safety Standards in International Trade

    The Case of the EU and the COMESA, 1st Edition

    By Onsando Osiemo

    Food safety has become a major concern for consumers in the developed world and Europe in particular. This has been highlighted by the recent spate of food scares ranging from the BSE (mad cow) crisis to Chinese melamine contamination of baby formula. To ensure food safety throughout Europe,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Food sovereignty is an emerging discourse of empowerment and autonomy in the food system with the development of associated practices in rural and some urban spaces. While literature on food sovereignty has proliferated since the first usage of the term in 1996 at the Rome Food Summit, most has…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Food Systems Governance

    Challenges for justice, equality and human rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Kennedy, Jonathan Liljeblad

    Sustainability and food production represent a major challenge to society, with both consumption and supply sides posing practical and ethical dilemmas. This book shows that food governance issues can occur in many ways and at many points along the food chain. The risks and impacts, particularly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Civic Engagement in Food System Governance

    A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

  • Managing Food Safety Risks in the Agri-Food Industries

    1st Edition

    By Jan Mei Soon, Richard Baines

    Modern farming practices involve more stakeholders in the supply chain, presenting issues of storage, transportation, and distribution prior to reaching the consumer. This increasing complexity in food production chains creates more points for introducing microorganism contamination of crops,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Global Food Security Governance

    Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Duncan

    In 2007/8 world food prices spiked and global economic crisis set in, leaving hundreds of millions of people unable to access adequate food. The international reaction was swift. In a bid for leadership, the 123 member countries of the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security (CFS) adopted…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • U.S. Food Policy

    Anthropology and Advocacy in the Public Interest, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

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