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Food Systems Governance

Food Systems Governance

Challenges for Justice, Equality and Human Rights

by Jonathan Liljeblad and Amanda Kennedy
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Publication Date: 05/05/2016
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Sustainability and food production represent a major challenge to society, with both consumption and supply sides posing practical and ethical dilemmas. This book shows that food governance issues can occur in many ways and at many points along the food chain. The risks and impacts, particularly with the increasing globalisation of food systems, are often distributed in unequal ways.

It is the role of law to form the pivot around which these issues are addressed in society in the form of food governance mechanisms. The chapters in this book address a range of issues in food governance revolving around questions of justice, fairness, equality and human rights. They identify different issues regarding inequality in access and control over food governance. Some address generic governance and institutional issues across a range of international contexts, while others present case studies, including from Argentina, China, India, Indonesia, Thailand, UK and West Africa. The book offers directions for reform of the law and legal institutions to mitigate the dangers of inequality and promote greater fairness in food governance.

ISBN:
9781138939431
9781138939431
Category:
Environmental science
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
05-05-2016
Language:
English
Publisher:
Routledge
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
242x157x18mm
Weight:
0.45kg

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