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The Global Food System: A Brief Guide To The Conflicting Logics Of Food
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
The Global Food System provides a short, sharp and accessible introduction to anyone interested in food and the challenge of how we produce food.
Food for Thought
Price: Free! Words: 16,710. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / food industry
Despite being a multi-trillion dollar industry, the worldwide food business’ face intense competition; especially in mature markets. This handbook is a compilation of 5 essays on the various important issues that the industry should always monitor. These include: Water Challenges, Food Waste, Climate Change, IP Rights, and Aging Population.
Ill Fares the Land: Essays on Food, Hunger and Power
Price: Free! Words: 84,470. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
"The pieces collected here...examine questions of power. Some fit into the ‘food systems and hunger’ category , others are more concerned with how we think about food systems and hunger. Control over the world food system implies control over technology and ideology, scholarship and culture as well. Such areas are not peripheral to the horrors of hunger."
Something's Rotten in Compost City - A Primer on the Politics of Food
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,490. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Why in a world of plenty are people still going hungry? This is the central question posed by the author in Something’s Rotten in Compost City, A Primer on the Politics of Food. The book takes a lighter look at food politics, drawing on the author's personal and often comical adventures, as well as inspiring stories and models from around the world.