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What we eat, where we eat, and how we eat: these questions are explored in this remarkable book, first published in 2002. Now in its second edition,The Atlas of Foodprovides an up-to-date and visually appealing way of understanding the important issues relating to global food and agriculture. In mapping out broad areas of investigation---contamination of food and water, overnutrition, micronutrient deficiency, processing, farming, and trade--it offers a concise overview of today's food and farming concerns. Buttressed by engaging prose and vivid graphics, Erik Millstone and Tim Lang convincingly argue that human progress depends on resolving global inequality and creating a more sustainable food production system. Copub: Myriad Editions
Tim Lang is Professor of Food Policy at City University's Centre for Food Policy in London. Erik Millstone is Professor of Science Policy at the University of Sussex, UK.
Table of Contents
|Contemporary Challenges||p. 14|
|Current Concerns||p. 16|
|Feeding the World||p. 18|
|Unequal Distribution||p. 20|
|Environmental Challenges||p. 22|
|Water Pressure||p. 24|
|Nutritional Deficiencies||p. 26|
|Industrial Livestock Production||p. 36|
|Animal Feed||p. 38|
|Animal Diseases||p. 40|
|Agricultural R&D||p. 42|
|Genetically Modified Crops||p. 44|
|Working the Land||p. 50|
|Land Ownership||p. 52|
|Urban Farming||p. 54|
|Fishing and Aquaculture||p. 56|
|Agricultural Biodiversity||p. 58|
|Organic Farming||p. 60|
|Greenhouse Gases||p. 62|
|Trade Flows||p. 66|
|Live Animal Transport||p. 68|
|Subsidized Trade||p. 70|
|Trade Disputes||p. 72|
|Trade Dependency||p. 74|
|Fair Trade||p. 76|
|Processing, Retailing and Consumption||p. 78|
|Staple Foods||p. 80|
|Changing Diets||p. 82|
|Processing Giants||p. 84|
|Retail Power||p. 86|
|Organic Food||p. 88|
|Food Additives||p. 90|
|Eating Out||p. 92|
|Fast Food||p. 94|
|Advertising and Marketing||p. 98|
|Citizens Bite Back||p. 100|
|Data Tables||p. 102|
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