The Resource The Oxford handbook of food, politics, and society, edited by Ronald J. Herring

The Oxford handbook of food, politics, and society, edited by Ronald J. Herring

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The Oxford handbook of food, politics, and society
Title
The Oxford handbook of food, politics, and society
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ronald J. Herring
Title variation
  • Handbook of food, politics, and society
  • Food, politics, and society
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Food has, for most of our species history, been intensely political: who gets to eat what, how often, and through what means? The scale of polity in question has shifted over time, from very local institutions dividing up grain piles to an international community imagined in the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations. Simultaneously, the numbers and interests of people asserting political stakes in food and agriculture have likewise shifted up and out. Global networks advocate social justice in distal agrarian systems, promotion of some farming techniques and prohibition of others,
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MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 338.1/9
  • 363.8561
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HD9000.6
LC item number
.O94 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Herring, Ronald J.
Series statement
Oxford Handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food supply
  • Food industry and trade
  • Agricultural and politics
Label
The Oxford handbook of food, politics, and society, edited by Ronald J. Herring
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; The Oxford Handbook of Food, Politics, and Society; Copyright; Table of Contents; List of Contributors; Introduction: Food, Politics, and Society; 1 How Is Food Political? Market, State, and Knowledge; Part I Production: Technology, Knowledge, and Politics; 2 Science, Politics, and the Framing of Modern Agricultural Technologies; 3 Genetically Improved Crops; 4 Agroecological Intensification of Smallholder Farming; 5 The Hardest Case: What Blocks Improvements in Agriculture in Africa?; 6 The Poor, Malnutrition, Biofortification, and Biotechnology
  • 7 Biofuels: Competition for Cropland, Water, and Energy Resources8 Alternative Paths to Food Security; Part II Normative Knowledge: Ethics, Rights, and Distributive Justice; 9 Ethics of Food Production and Consumption; 10 Food, Justice, and Land; 11 Food Security, Productivity, and Gender Inequality; 12 Delivering Food Subsidy: The State and the Market; 13 Diets, Nutrition, and Poverty: Lessons from India; 14 Food Price and Trade Policy Biases: Inefficient, Inequitable, yet not Inevitable; 15 Intellectual Property Rights and the Politics of Food; 16 Is Food the Answer to Malnutrition?
  • Part III Nature: Food, Agriculture, and the Environment17 Fighting Mother Nature with Biotechnology; 18 Climate Change and Agriculture: Countering Doomsday Scenarios; 19 Wild Foods; 20 Livestock in the Food Debate; 21 The Social Vision of the Alternative Food Movement; Part IV Food Values: Ideas, Interests, and Culture; 22 Food Values beyond Nutrition; 23 Cultural Politics of Food Safety: Genetically Modified Food in Japan, France, and the United States; 24 Food Safety; 25 The Politics of Food Labeling and Certification
  • 26 The Politics of Grocery Shopping: Eating, Voting, and (Possibly) Transforming the Food System27 The Political Economy of Regulation of Biotechnology in Agriculture; Part V Global Meets Local: Contestations, Movements, and Expertise; 29 Global Movements for Food Justice; 30 The Rise of the Organic Foods Movement as a Transnational Phenomenon; 31 The Dialectic of Pro-Poor Papaya; 32 Thinking the African Food Crisis: The Sahel Forty Years On; 33 Transformation of the Agrifood Industry in Developing Countries; 34 The Twenty-first Century Agricultural Land Rush
  • 35 Agricultural Futures: The Politics of KnowledgeIndex
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unknown
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1 online resource (905 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199983674
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computer
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  • c
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remote
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  • (CKB)2670000000584818
  • (EBL)1887357
  • (SSID)ssj0001435339
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11824061
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001435339
  • (PQKBWorkID)11428000
  • (PQKB)11414294
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001043315
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1887357
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000584818
Label
The Oxford handbook of food, politics, and society, edited by Ronald J. Herring
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; The Oxford Handbook of Food, Politics, and Society; Copyright; Table of Contents; List of Contributors; Introduction: Food, Politics, and Society; 1 How Is Food Political? Market, State, and Knowledge; Part I Production: Technology, Knowledge, and Politics; 2 Science, Politics, and the Framing of Modern Agricultural Technologies; 3 Genetically Improved Crops; 4 Agroecological Intensification of Smallholder Farming; 5 The Hardest Case: What Blocks Improvements in Agriculture in Africa?; 6 The Poor, Malnutrition, Biofortification, and Biotechnology
  • 7 Biofuels: Competition for Cropland, Water, and Energy Resources8 Alternative Paths to Food Security; Part II Normative Knowledge: Ethics, Rights, and Distributive Justice; 9 Ethics of Food Production and Consumption; 10 Food, Justice, and Land; 11 Food Security, Productivity, and Gender Inequality; 12 Delivering Food Subsidy: The State and the Market; 13 Diets, Nutrition, and Poverty: Lessons from India; 14 Food Price and Trade Policy Biases: Inefficient, Inequitable, yet not Inevitable; 15 Intellectual Property Rights and the Politics of Food; 16 Is Food the Answer to Malnutrition?
  • Part III Nature: Food, Agriculture, and the Environment17 Fighting Mother Nature with Biotechnology; 18 Climate Change and Agriculture: Countering Doomsday Scenarios; 19 Wild Foods; 20 Livestock in the Food Debate; 21 The Social Vision of the Alternative Food Movement; Part IV Food Values: Ideas, Interests, and Culture; 22 Food Values beyond Nutrition; 23 Cultural Politics of Food Safety: Genetically Modified Food in Japan, France, and the United States; 24 Food Safety; 25 The Politics of Food Labeling and Certification
  • 26 The Politics of Grocery Shopping: Eating, Voting, and (Possibly) Transforming the Food System27 The Political Economy of Regulation of Biotechnology in Agriculture; Part V Global Meets Local: Contestations, Movements, and Expertise; 29 Global Movements for Food Justice; 30 The Rise of the Organic Foods Movement as a Transnational Phenomenon; 31 The Dialectic of Pro-Poor Papaya; 32 Thinking the African Food Crisis: The Sahel Forty Years On; 33 Transformation of the Agrifood Industry in Developing Countries; 34 The Twenty-first Century Agricultural Land Rush
  • 35 Agricultural Futures: The Politics of KnowledgeIndex
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (905 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199983674
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000584818
  • (EBL)1887357
  • (SSID)ssj0001435339
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11824061
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001435339
  • (PQKBWorkID)11428000
  • (PQKB)11414294
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0001043315
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1887357
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000584818

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