Food security & supply

    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...


    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...

    Food Security Governance

    By Nora McKeon

    Paperback Save £2.82 = £32.17

    Setting concerns for food security in the context of global food governance in the 21st century, this book highlights the systemic inadequacies of the present food system and of the dominant strategies for achieving food security.

    Human Rights and the Food Sovereignty Movement

    By Priscilla Claeys

    Paperback Save £3.13 = £33.86

    Our global food system is undergoing rapid change. Since the global food crisis of 2007-2008, a range of new issues have come to public attention, such as land grabbing, food prices volatility, agrofuels and climate change. Peasant social movements are trying to respond to these challenges by organizing from the...

    Chasing the Red Queen

    By Andy Dyer

    Paperback Save £2.71 = £20.28

    Presents key concepts for students to understand chemical resistance in agriculture and apply that knowledge to achieving global food security. This book presents key concepts, from Darwin's principles of natural selection to genetic variation and adaptive phenotypes.

    Food Security in the Middle East

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    Explores the critical dimensions of the sources, prices, and accessibility of food in the Middle East.

    Food Security and Development: Country Case Studies

    Hardback Save £8.85 = £76.15

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food security. Seen through various disciplinary...

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