Food security & supply

    Insect Cookbook

    By Arnold Van Huis

    Paperback £11.43

    Originally published by Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, Amsterdam in 2012 as Het Insectenkookboek.

    Global Change and the Challenges of Sustainably Feeding a Growing Planet

    By Thomas W. Hertel

    Hardback £42.45

    This book explores the fundamental determinants of long term changes in agricultural land use and the associated implications for environmental and food security.

    Just Food: Philosophy, Justice and Food

    Paperback £26.22

    This is a collection of thirteen new philosophical essays exploring the inequities in our contemporary food system. The book addresses topics including food and property, food insecurity, food deserts, food sovereignty, the gendered aspects of food injustice, food and race, and locavorism.

    Food Wars: The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets

    By Tim Lang

    Paperback Save £2.67 = £31.32

    In the years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and decision-making within food politics and...

    Cities and Agriculture: Developing Resilient Urban Food Systems

    Paperback Save £2.37 = £29.62

    As people increasingly migrate to urban settings and more than half of the world's population now lives in cities, it is vital to plan and provide for sustainable and resilient food systems which reflect this challenge. This volume presents experience and evidence-based "state of the art" chapters on the key...

    A Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System

    By National Research Council

    Paperback Save £5.79 = £49.21

    How we produce and consume food has a bigger impact on Americans' well-being than any other human activity. The food industry is the largest sector of our economy; food touches everything from our health to the environment, climate change, economic inequality, and the federal budget. From the earliest developments of...

    Farmageddon

    By Philip Lymbery

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    Farm animals have been disappearing from our fields as the production of food has become a global industry. We no longer know for certain what is entering the food chain and what we are eating - as the UK horsemeat scandal demonstrated. We are reaching a tipping point as the...

    What in Gods Name are you Eating?

    By Andrew Francis

    Paperback £15.80

    How you eat affects the planet-and everyone else on it. What you eat might literally cost the earth.

    Food Democracy: From consumer to food citizen

    By John Coveney

    Paperback £42.95

    This book explores the links between food and democracy. It addresses how democratic principles can be used to shape our food system and takes a practical `how-to' approach to using democratic processes to regain control of the food we eat. It also highlights what food democracy looks like on the...

    Oxford Handbook of Food, Politics, and Society

    Hardback Save £0.54 = £119.46

    Politics decides who gets what and how. At the most elemental level, food has, for most of our history, been intensely political: who gets to eat what, how often, and through what means of acquisition or entitlement? The Oxford Handbook of Food, Politics, and Society confronts the issue of food...

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