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Rural Women and Food Production in Sub‐Saharan Africa *

Ann Whitehead

in The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 1: Entitlement and Well-being

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198286356
eISBN:
9780191718465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286356.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that many of the common beliefs about African women's role in food production are myths, and that there is nothing intrinsic to women that is attributable to sub-Saharan African ... More


Beyond Doha: Conclusions and Prospects

Carsten Daugbjerg and Alan Swinbank

in Ideas, Institutions, and Trade: The WTO and the Curious Role of EU Farm Policy in Trade Liberalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199557752
eISBN:
9780191721922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557752.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes the book's theoretical contribution and most important findings. It also assesses the post-Doha trade agenda in light of the difficulties experienced in concluding the Doha ... More


The Contribution of Industry to Solving the Food Problem in Africa *

Wangwe Samuel

in The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 3: Endemic Hunger

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198286370
eISBN:
9780191718441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286370.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates some important intersectoral relationships, specifically the positive contribution of industry, by raising agricultural productivity and creating employment opportunities ... More


Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture

David A. Cleveland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277410
eISBN:
9780520957084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277410.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

We are in the middle of a major, long-term food crisis—how do we get out of it? The goal of Balancing on a Planet is to empower readers to analyze the challenges facing the agrifood system so they ... More


International to Domestic Price Transmission in Fourteen Developing Countries during the 2007–8 Food Crisis

Kenneth Baltzer

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter synthesizes the evidence on price transmission from international maize, rice and wheat markets to domestic markets in fourteen developing countries during the global food crisis in ... More


Evidence-Informed Policymaking: Lessons from Food Security and Nutrition Monitoring Systems during Food Crises

Suresh Chandra Babu

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Evidence-informed policymaking requires timely information. Designing food and nutrition policies crucially depends on national information systems that collect, process, and analyze data, and inform ... More


Policy Processes and Food Price Crises: A Framework for Analysis and Lessons from Country Studies

Suresh Chandra Babu

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

During the recent food crisis, developing countries responded with a wide variety of policy responses to protect their population. Understanding the policy-making process in developing countries is ... More


A Political Economy Synthesis: The Food Policy Crisis

Derrill D. Watson II

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The food price crisis revealed contradictions in creating food policy. Much of the common policy response can be explained by a benevolent, unitary government. To understand the variance between ... More


Consumer reactions to food safety scandals: A research model and moderating effects

Camilla Barbarossa

in A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336013
eISBN:
9781447336051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336013.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Food safety scandals are recurring events in the food industry worldwide. Consumers and companies are not immune to these incidents. However, there is a paucity of studies that examine consumer ... More


Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Kjell Magne Bondevik and Kristen Abrams

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter first provides a brief historical background of North Korea and discusses the political and economic indicators that have allowed massive human rights violations to take place. Next, it ... More


The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Zambia

Antony Chapoto

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The global food price crisis of 2007–8 raised fears about the impacts of higher and more volatile food prices for the poor in Zambia. Like in the past, the implementation of the strategies to deal ... More


The World Food Crisis and the End of the Postwar Food System

Bryan L. McDonald

in Food Power: The Rise and Fall of the Postwar American Food System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190600686
eISBN:
9780190600716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600686.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The end of the 1960s brought turbulence in American affairs at home and abroad, and sparked a set of changes that resulted in the first global food crisis since the end of World War II. In the early ... More


The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Egypt

Ahmed Farouk Ghoneim

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The study focuses on the period 2004–9 during which Egypt experienced food crisis. The political economy context on how the government responded to the crisis is analysed while pinpointing to what ... More


Introduction

David A. Cleveland

in Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277410
eISBN:
9780520957084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277410.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book has two main goals. The first goal is to encourage critical thinking by explaining the key concepts for understanding the problems and potential solutions for the challenges facing our ... More


The Gulf Food Security Predicament

Eckart Woertz

in Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659487
eISBN:
9780191749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659487.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 1 shows how the Gulf countries have been affected by the global food crisis of 2008 and how they have reacted to it. Basic challenges of Gulf food security are outlined such as population ... More


The Unnatural Coupling: Food and global finance

Jayati Ghosh

in Reforming the International Financial System for Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157643
eISBN:
9780231527279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157643.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the link between the global food crisis and the financial crisis. More specifically, it considers the dramatic increase in world food prices in 2007–2008, attributing it mainly ... More


The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in China

Jikun Huang, Jun Yang, and Scott Rozelle

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The overall goal of this chapter is to analyse the political economy of food price policies in China during the global food crisis. The results show that given China’s unique economic and political ... More


The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Brazil

Bernardo Mueller and Charles Mueller

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that the effects of the food price crisis of 2007–8 put pressure on two variables that are of central importance to the Brazilian government: inflation and social inclusion. The ... More


Toward multinational enterprise (1969–80)

Heike Wieters

in The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The final chapter sheds light on CARE’s second internationalization throughout the 1970s, the establishment of CARE Canada and CARE Europe, as well as CARE’s drive towards multinational non-profit ... More


Historic Food Regimes and the Middle East

Eckart Woertz

in Food Security in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199361786
eISBN:
9780190235697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361786.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter analyses how different food regimes have affected Middle Eastern countries. A food regime describes a system that allocates food resources via two institutions that have shaped modernity ... More


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