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The Political Economy of Diet, Health and Food Policy : Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy - Ben Fine

The Political Economy of Diet, Health and Food Policy

Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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Published: 1st October 1998
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The Political Economy of Diet and Health continues the exploration of food systems theory begun in the author's previous publications. It presents a critical exposition of food systems theory and analyses the existing approaches to food consumption. Subjects include:
* resolving the diet paradox
* the impact of the EU
* the lack of policy in the UK
* an exploration of the 'diseases of affluence'.

Introduction and Overviewp. 1
Resolving the Diet Paradoxp. 13
The Political Economy of Eating Disordersp. 28
Digesting the Food and Information Systemsp. 58
Agricultural Support and Dietp. 96
Whither Food Policy?p. 116
Notesp. 121
Referencesp. 138
Indexp. 161
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ISBN: 9780415163668
ISBN-10: 0415163668
Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 1st October 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.25 x 16.05  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1