Written by leading authorities in their given fields, each volume in OUP’s acclaimed What Everyone Needs to Know® series offers a balanced and authoritative primer on complex current event issues and countries.
The politics of food is changing fast. This second edition of Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know® has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest developments and research on today's global food landscape, including biofuels, the international food market, food aid, obesity, food retailing, urban agriculture, and food safety. Paarlberg's book challenges myths and critiques more than a few of today's fashionable beliefs about farming and food. For those ready to have their thinking about food politics informed and also challenged, this is the book to read.