the political economy of food

 

if you just want to read a whole book, start here:

agronomy/agriculture/production
conventional/industrial . the green revolution . organic? . "alternative" . biotechnology . blue revolution/aquaculture

conventional/industrial

the green revolution

organic

Cook, Diet for a Dead Planet pages 155-173

organic laws & certification organizations

"alternative" production

recommended film: Global Gardener (Permaculture)

 

biotechnology

regulations & policy

blue revolution/aquaculture

 

economics/trade/distribution
scale & consolidation . hunger & famine . debt . colonialism . "free trade" . commodification . "alternative" trade

scale & consolidation

 

hunger & famine

Cook Diet for a Dead Planet pages 229-242

debt

colonialism

"free trade"

 

alternatives

concepts

fair trade

localization

urban agriculture

international finances & status update

commodification . commons . land

 

 

culture/consumption

food culture studies

the subsistence perspective

 

 

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