2 edition of The food economy found in the catalog.
The food economy
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-190).
|Statement||edited by Frank Bunte, Hans Dagevos|
|LC Classifications||HD9000.5 .F59475 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||191 p. :|
|Number of Pages||191|
|LC Control Number||2010540478|
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The modern food economy is a paradox. Surplus 'food mountains' sit alongside global malnutrition and the developed world subsidizes its own agriculture while pressurizing the developing world to liberalize at all costs. Export competition is increasingly aggressive whilst the reliance on imports in many countries has worrying implications for food by: The World Food Economy examines the lessons of the past while assessing 21st century and future challenges, including food shortages, global hunger, and economic inequality.
With the demand for food and the population growing at an unprecedented rate, this text provides students with a timely, relevant, and unique overview of the world of agricultural by: In Food Fix, #1 bestselling author Mark Hyman explains how our food and agriculture policies are corrupted by money and lobbies that drive our biggest global crises: the spread of obesity and food-related chronic disease, climate change, poverty, violence, educational achievement gaps, and more/5().
The World Food Economy examines the lessons of the past while assessing 21st century and future challenges, including food shortages, global hunger, and economic inequality. With the demand for food and the population growing at an unprecedented rate, this text provides students with a timely, relevant, and unique overview of the world of agricultural production.
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What we eat has tremendous implications not just for our waistlines, but also for Brand: Little, Brown and Company. The Second Edition of Economics of Food and Agricultural Markets () is written for applied intermediate microeconomics courses.
The book showcases the power of economic principles to explain and predict issues and current events in the food, agricultural, agribusiness, international trade, labor markets, and natural resource Edition: 2nd Edition.
The book examines economic incentives for food safety in the private marketplace and how public actions have helped shape those incentives. The unique application of economic theory to food safety decision making makes it a key resource for food safety professionals and consumer groups.
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From grains to legumes, meat to dairy, fats to artificial sweeteners, and beyond, Dr. Hyman debunks misconceptions and breaks down the fascinating science in his signature accessible /5(). Hyman highlights the startling economic burden of chronic disease driven by Big Food’s ultraprocessed diet that kills 11 million people every year and makes 60 percent of Americans sick with a chronic disease.
Food Fix maps out a new food system that can improve public health and save trillions of dollars every year. The Food Economy explores a variety of trends and topics from the broad perspective that their evolution is interdependent with all kinds of counter currents and opposite notions: scarcity goes together with abundance, public and private initiatives co-evolve, slow food is connected with fast food.
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The Global Food Economy examines the human and ecological cost of what we eat. The current food economy is characterized by immense contradictions. Surplus 'food mountains', bountiful supermarkets, and rising levels of obesity stand in stark contrast to widespread hunger and malnutrition.
Affected individuals fall into three groups: (1) people involved directly in agricultural food production (e.g., farmers); (2) people involved in the rest of the food system (e.g., processing, manufacturing, food service, and retailing); and (3) consumers.
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Food is something everyone, everywhere, needs every day, so even. Under this new way of organizing the economy, advances in technology and specialization in products and tasks raised the amount that could be produced in a day’s work.
This process, which we call the capitalist revolution, has been accompanied by growing threats to our natural environment, and by unprecedented global economic inequalities.
Food is one of the most basic resources that humans need for daily survival. Forty percent of the world’s population gains a livelihood from agriculture and we all consume food.
Yet control over this fundamental resource is concentrated in relatively few hands. The food price crisis illustrated both the volatility and vulnerability built into the current global food system; at the. The Global Food Economy examines the human and ecological cost of what we eat.
The current food economy is characterized by immense contradictions. Surplus 'food mountains', bountiful supermarkets, and rising levels of obesity stand in stark contrast to widespread hunger and malnutrition/5(3).If the many social, environmental, and economic crises facing the planet are to be reversed, a good place to start is to rebuild local food economies.
Food is something everyone, everywhere, needs every day, so even small changes in the way it is produced and marketed can offer immense benefits. Bringing the Food Economy Home shows how a shift towards the local would protect and rebuild.The Economic Contribution of the Food and Beverage Industry examines the role of the food and beverage industry within the food system and in regional economies; how the industry contributes to growth and innovation in the food system; how the industry responds to dynamic consumer demand; and, the role of public policy in shaping the market environment for the food industry.