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Trade, public health, and food

Tim Lang

in International Co-operation in Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192631985
eISBN:
9780191723582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631985.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the role of trade and its implications for public health. It argues that the relationship between trade and health is both complex and problematic. Changing patterns of disease, ... More


Obesity and strategies of rule

Clare Herrick

in Governing health and consumption: Sensible citizens, behaviour and the city

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426383
eISBN:
9781447302445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426383.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter argues that the act and aspiration of sensible behaviour serves three strategic roles in the governance of what has been hyperbolically termed the ‘obesity epidemic’: as a collective and ... More


Withdraw the Bungling Hand of Government: Free-Market Geography of Provisioning

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the geography of food access under the new free-market regime. It maps the retail food economy in relation to the city's land-use environment and broader commercial geography, ... More


Conclusion

Ed Randall

in Food, Risk and Politics: Scare, Scandal and Crisis – Insights Into the RiskPolitics of Food Safety

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072307
eISBN:
9781781702918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072307.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

As far as the modern food economy is concerned, the willingness of retailers to respond and adapt to consumer preferences should not be underestimated. European consumers' distrust of GMOs has ... More


Is Access to Food a Public Good?: From Public Market to Free-Market System, 1790–1860

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides a new account of the political economy of the public market system of provisioning, exploring how the common good of citizens' access to food was forged out of the conflicting ... More


The Political Economy of Food Price Policy: An Overview

Per Pinstrup-Andersen

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/9780198718574.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

How do governments respond to abrupt food price changes and why do they respond as they do? Answers to these two questions are important to help us understand policy-making, to predict how policy ... More


Spatial governance and the night-time economy

Clare Herrick

in Governing health and consumption: Sensible citizens, behaviour and the city

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426383
eISBN:
9781447302445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426383.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores the rise of London's night-time economy as a particular example of the potentially risky environments within which individuals are being asked to regulate and modify their own ... More


Sewers, Archaeobotany, and Diet at Pompeii and Herculaneum

Erica Rowan

in The Economy of Pompeii

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198786573
eISBN:
9780191828898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786573.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter by Erica Rowan discusses food consumption and diet in both Pompeii and Herculaneum. It starts from the archaeobotanical remains found in the sewer underneath Cardo V at Herculaneum, ... More


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