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Consuming Interests: The Social Provision of Foods
     

Consuming Interests: The Social Provision of Foods

by Andrew Flynn
 

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Combining theory, research and policy Consuming Interests provides a topical interdisciplinary exploration into the nature of food provision, policy and regulation. The book provides a detailed examination of corporate retailers, state agencies and consumer organisations involved in the food sector. The analysis explores questions including: * what

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Combining theory, research and policy Consuming Interests provides a topical interdisciplinary exploration into the nature of food provision, policy and regulation. The book provides a detailed examination of corporate retailers, state agencies and consumer organisations involved in the food sector. The analysis explores questions including: * what can the public expect from the state
* what limits are there on state action
* what are the most appropriate balances
between public and private interests in the provision of 'quality' foods.

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Examining corporate retailers, government regulators, and consumer organizations involved in the food sector, Marsden and Andrew Flynn (environmental policy and planning, Cardiff U., UK) and Michelle Harrison, a researcher at the Henley Centre in London, raise several questions about what the public can expect their governments to do about food safety and quality, what limits may be placed upon states' actions, and what the appropriate balances might be between public and private interests in the acquisition of quality foods. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781135357993
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/30/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
2 MB

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