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MPP 4990 - Policy & Politics of Agriculture &Environment (Gambino)

Finding Research

Starting Points

Books

Food Ethics

This handbook provides a sample of that philosophical work across multiple areas of food ethics: conventional agriculture and alternatives to it; animals; consumption; food justice; food politics; food workers; and, food and identity.

The Handbook of Food Research

This volume will be essential reading, a ready-to-hand reference book surveying the state of the art for anyone involved in, and actively concerned about research on the social, political, economic, psychological, geographic and historical aspects of food.

The End of Food

At the heart of The End of Food is a grim paradox: the rise of large-scale food production, though it generates more food more cheaply than at any time in history, has reached a point of dangerously diminishing returns.

Globalization and Food Sovereignty

Contributors explore how claiming food sovereignty allows individuals to challenge the power of global agribusiness and reject neoliberal market economics.

The Global Restructuring of Agro-Food Systems

Bringing together twelve essays by scholars from a number of disciplines, this timely book documents the interdependence of food systems, nation states, and the world economy.

Stuffed and Starved

Going beyond ethical consumerism, Patel explains, from seed to store to plate, the steps to regain control of the global food economy, stop the exploitation of both farmers and consumers, and rebalance global sustenance.

Food Policy in the United States

This book offers a broad introduction to food policies in the United States. Real-world controversies and debates motivate the book's attention to economic principles, policy analysis, nutrition science and contemporary data sources.

The no-nonsense guide to world food

Wayne Roberts follows the creative alternatives emerging on all sides, from peasant movements to urban gardens, from organic and fair-trade campaigners to policy-makers newly aware of ways to rewire our food system so it produces health and wellbeing instead of hunger.

Food Ethics: the Basics

Food Ethics offers an impartial exploration of the most prominent ethical questions relating to food and agriculture.

The Good Food Revolution

A pioneering urban farmer and MacArthur Genius Award-Winner points the way to building a new food system that can feed- and heal- communities.

The Politics of Food

Through numerous case studies, the book examines critical issues of global trade and corporate monopolization of the food industry, while examining the emerging social justice movements that seek to make food sovereignty the model for battling hunger.

Open Access Resources

Setting up RefWorks

RefWorks

RefWorks is a new way to collect, manage, and organize research.  You can read, annotate, organize, and cite your research as well as collaborate by sharing collections.

From simple bibliographies to papers formatted with in-text citations or footnotes, RefWorks handles it all. ‚ÄčTo learn more about RefWorks, use our RefWorks research guide.

To create a RefWorks account:

  1. Go to the link below and click Use login from my institution
  2. Fill in your information, making sure to use your DelVal email address.  
  3. Go to your inbox and click the email link to complete the activation process. 

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