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Peter Rosset - Food is Different - 9781842777541 - V9781842777541
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Food is Different

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Description for Food is Different Hardcover. This book explains what is happening to the world's agricultural systems and their farmers under the impact of neoliberal economics. Series: Global Issues. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: KC; KNAC; TV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 203 x 133 x 17. Weight in Grams: 298.
Why does our global food system gives us expensive, unhealthy and bad-tasting food, where we pay more for packaging and long-distance shipping than we do for the food itself? Why do farmers and peasants from around the world lead massive protests each and every time the World Trade Organization meets? Peter Rosset explains how the runaway free trade policies and neoliberal economics of the WTO, American government and European Union kill farmers, and give us a food system that nobody outside of a small corporate elite wants. This essential guide sets out an alternative vision for ... Read more

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Zed Books Ltd United Kingdom
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Global Issues
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About Peter Rosset
Peter Rosset is a food rights activist and agro-ecologist. He is based in Oaxaca, Mexico, where he is a researcher at the Centro de Estudios para el Cambio en el Campo Mexicano (Center for Studies of Rural Change in Mexico), and co-coordinator of the Land Research Action Network. He is also Global Alternatives Associate of the Center for ... Read more

Reviews for Food is Different
'Food is Different makes the case, with clarity and passion, for rebuilding the global food system beyond the unequal and devastating consequences of the WTO 'free trade' regime. Rosset guides us through the thicket of rules and regulations, explaining their irreversible impact on social and ecological sustainability and engaging us with a powerful and compelling catalogue of alternatives, captured in ... Read more

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