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Food Policy Old and New by Simon Maxwell
Book DescriptionThis book demonstrates the need for a new food policy to address the challenges for the global food system posed by globalisation, urbanisation, technical change and industrialisation. * A collection of papers demonstrating the need for a new food policy. * Looks at the challenges for the global food system posed by globalisation, urbanisation, technical change, and industrialisation. * Suggests that food policy now needs to encompass issues such as obesity, food safety, and competition policy in the retail sector. * Warns that meeting these challenges needs to be on the agenda of policy makers throughout the world. * Written by experts from Denmark, Italy, the UK and the US. * Features a table summarising old and new food policy. * Draws on new research data.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405126021
(246mm x 172mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Simon Maxwell
Simon Maxwell is Director of the Overseas Development Institute. Previously, he has worked for the UN Development Programme in Kenya and India, for the British aid programme in Bolivia, and for the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex. Rachel Slater is Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute, London. Her doctoral and post--doctoral work focused on urban and rural livelihoods in South Africa. She has also worked in India, Lesotho, Mozambique and Zambia.
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