Agricultural and Food Policy / Edition 4

Agricultural and Food Policy / Edition 4

by Ronald D. Knutson, J. B. Penn, Barry L. Flinchbaugh
     
 

The fifth edition of Agricultural and Food Policy provides a timely and comprehensive treatment of current policy issues affecting the food and agriculture industry today. Although this new edition has been completely revised, it still adheres to the basic principles that made it a leader in its field. Recognizing that agricultural policy is broader than farm programs… See more details below

Overview

The fifth edition of Agricultural and Food Policy provides a timely and comprehensive treatment of current policy issues affecting the food and agriculture industry today. Although this new edition has been completely revised, it still adheres to the basic principles that made it a leader in its field. Recognizing that agricultural policy is broader than farm programs, this book still includes process, international, resource, and food policy components.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137539895
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
08/12/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
521
Product dimensions:
7.33(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.18(d)

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Table of Contents

About This Book
About the Authors
Acknowledgments
1Forces of Policy Change1
2Economic Foundations of Policy10
3U.S. Policy Process38
4Geopolitical Centers of Influence55
5World Trade Organization68
6U.S. Trade and Development Policy78
7U.S. Farm Policies92
8Living with Limited Resources110
9Environmental Policy121
10Food Safety and Security Policy129
11Food Assistance and Nutrition Policy143
12Future of Agriculture and Food Policy153

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