Case Studies in Food Policy for Developing Countries, Volume III:Institutions and International Trade Policies

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Overview

The food problems now facing the world—scarcity and starvation, contamination and illness, overabundance and obesity—are both diverse and complex. What are their causes? How severe are they? Why do they persist? What are the solutions?

In three volumes that serve as valuable teaching tools and have been designed to complement the textbook Food Policy for Developing Countries by Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Derrill D. Watson II, they call upon the wisdom of disciplines including economics, nutrition, sociology, anthropology, environmental science, medicine, and geography to create a holistic picture of the state of the world's food systems today.

Volume III of the Case Studies addresses global institutions and international trade policies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801475566
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press
  • Publication date: 1/8/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Per Pinstrup-Andersen is the H. E. Babcock Professor of Food, Nutrition and Public Policy, the J. Thomas Clark Professor of Entrepreneurship, and Professor of Applied Economics at Cornell University. He is the coauthor of Food Policy for Developing Countries: The Role of Government in Global, National, and Local Food Systems,editor of The African Food System and Its Interaction with Human Health and Nutrition and coeditor of Case Studies in Food Policy for Developing Countries, volumes I, II, and III, also from Cornell, and author or editor of many other books and journal articles.

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