The Global Politics of Pesticides: Forging Consensus from Conflicting Interests

The Global Politics of Pesticides: Forging Consensus from Conflicting Interests

by Peter Hough

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781853835452
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/01/1998
Edition description: 1
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Peter Hough is Lecturer in Politics and International Studies in the School of History and Politics, Middlesex University. Originally published in 1998

Table of Contents

1. Introduction A Brief History of Pest Control What's Your Poison? 2. Reaping the Rewards: The Use of Pesticides for Increasing Crop Yields 3. Fighting Plague and Pestilence: The Role of Pesticides in Controlling Pest Transmitted Diseases 4. The Killing Fields: The Issue of Human Poisoning by Pesticides 5. When a Weapon Misses the Target: The Issue of Environmental Pollution by Pesticides 6. The Secret Ingredient: The Issue of Food Contamination by Pesticides 7. Peddling Poisons: The International Trade in Pesticides 8. Steering a Middle Course: Avoiding the Overuse of Pesticides 9. From Value Systems to Regulatory Systems: Reflections on the Seven Issues of Pesticide Politics

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