|Dowler, Elizabeth / Jones Finer, Catherine (eds.)|
Welfare of Food
Rights and Responsibilities in a Changing World
Broadening Perspectives in Social Policy
1. Edition May 2003
2003. 180 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-1-4051-1245-1 - John Wiley & Sons
The critical role of food in contemporary policy, in the UK, Europe and internationally, is explored in a comprehensive and readable account of current issues, including food rights, patenting, safety, aid, choice and poverty.
* This landmark collection explores the critical role of food in contemporary national and international policy.
* The contributors represent different professional and academic perspectives.
* The contributions challenge state, institutional and agency structures and responses to food as a social policy issue.
* Most of the contributors write from an empirical research base.
From the contents
1 Joined-up Food Policy? The Trials of Governance, Public Policy and the Food System (David Barling, Tim Lang and Martin Caraher).
2 Patenting Our Future: Intellectual Property Rights and the Global Food System (Geoff Tansey).
3 The Evolution of Food Safety Institutions in the UK, EU and Codex Alimentarius (Eric Millstone and Patrick van Zwanenberg)
4 Food Safety and Consumers: Construction of Choice and Risk (Alizon Draper and Judith Green).
5 Food security: Rights, Livelihoods and the World Food Summit-Five Years Later (Karim Hussein).
6 Food Banks and Food Security: Welfare Reform, Human Rights and Social Policy. Lessons From Canada? (Graham Riches).
7 Food Aid in Complex Emergencies: Lessons From Sudan (Elizabeth Ojaba, Anne Itto Leonardo and Margaret Itto Leonardo).
8 School Meals Policy: The Problem With Governing Children (Ulla Gustafsson).
9 Food and Poverty in Britain: Rights and Responsibilities (Elizabeth Dowler).