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  • Achieving Food Security in China

    The Challenges Ahead

    By Zhou Zhang-Yue

    China’s food security has never failed to attract the public’s attention. Feeding China’s large population has always been a huge challenge. The latest large-scale famine took place in 1958–62 during which approximately 37 million people died of starvation. However, since the early 1980s, China’s…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Food in World History

    2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey M. Pilcher

    The second edition of this concise survey offers a comparative and comprehensive study of culinary cultures and food politics throughout the world, from ancient times to the present day. It examines the long history of globalization of foods as well as the political, social, and environmental…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms

    A Convergence in Laws

    By Charles Lawson, Berris Charnley

    Taking a global viewpoint, this volume addresses issues arising from recent developments in the enduring and topical debates over Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and their relationship to Intellectual Property (IP). The work examines changing responses to the growing acceptance and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Food, Agriculture and Social Change

    The Everyday Vitality of Latin America

    Edited by Stephen Sherwood, Alberto Arce, Myriam Paredes

    In recent years, food studies scholarship has tended to focus on a number of increasingly abstract, largely unquestioned concepts with regard to how capital, markets and states organize and operate. This has led to a gulf between public policy and people’s realities with food as experienced in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Food Security, Agricultural Policies and Economic Growth

    Long-term Dynamics in the Past, Present and Future

    By Niek Koning

    Using a political-economic approach supplemented with insights from human ecology, this volume analyzes the long-term dynamics of food security and economic growth. The book begins by discussing the nature of preindustrial food crises and the changes that have occurred…

    Paperback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Politics and Aesthetics of Hunger and Disgust

    Perspectives on the Dark Grotesque

    By Michel Delville, Andrew Norris

    This study examines how hunger narratives and performances contribute to a reconsideration of neglected or prohibited domains of thinking which only a full confrontation with the body’s heterogeneity and plasticity can reveal. From literary motif or psychosomatic symptom to revolutionary gesture or…

    Hardback – 2017-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Politics of Food Sovereignty

    Concept, Practice and Social Movements

    Edited by Annie Shattuck, Christina Schiavoni, Zoe VanGelder

    Food sovereignty has been a fundamentally contested concept in global agrarian discourse over the last two decades, as a political project and campaign, an alternative, a social movement, and an analytical framework. It has inspired and mobilized diverse publics: workers, scholars and public…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Food Security, Biological Diversity and Intellectual Property Rights

    By Muriel Lightbourne

    This volume advances the claim that the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) adopted in 2001 is the only existing international agreement with the potential to promote food security, conservation of biodiversity and equity. However, for…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • The Common Agricultural Policy after the Fischler Reform

    National Implementations, Impact Assessment and the Agenda for Future Reforms

    By Alessandro Sorrentino, Roberto Henke

    Providing an updated state of the art report on the effects of the 2003 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, this volume has a particular emphasis on the governance of institutional changes and national/regional implementation. Written from an agricultural economist's point of view and enriched…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Edible Identities: Food as Cultural Heritage

    By Ronda L. Brulotte

    Edited by Michael A. Di Giovine

    Food - its cultivation, preparation and communal consumption - has long been considered a form of cultural heritage. A dynamic, living product, food creates social bonds as it simultaneously marks off and maintains cultural difference. In bringing together anthropologists, historians and other…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Naming Food After Places

    Food Relocalisation and Knowledge Dynamics in Rural Development

    Edited by Apostolos G. Papadopoulos, Maria Fonte

    Bringing together a range of case studies from Ireland, Scotland, Sweden, Germany, Norway, Poland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Greece, this book compares and contrasts different models of food re-localization. The richness and complexity of the international case studies provide a broad…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

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