Agricultural and Food Policy

ISBN-10: 0131718738

ISBN-13: 9780131718739

Edition: 6th 2007 (Revised)

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Drawing on the authors background in education and policy development,Agricultural and Food Policy, Sixth Editionprovides a comprehensive treatment of domestic and international policy setting, process, options and consequences. This book goes beyond the traditional discussion of farm programs, and gets readers thinking in broader terms, by considering the many forces-globalization, technology, food safety, environment-that influence policy change. Taking an unbiased approach, this edition includes more economic theory, a new chapter on government involvement, current policy issues, and a chapter devoted to the future of agricultural and food policy.Informs readers of the most recent policy issues, such as the Doha Round of WTO negotiations, food terrorism, and budget deficits, in an objective manner. Creates an understanding of how U.S. policy affects stakeholders in other countries.nbsp;Shows the importance of current WTO negotiations to policy outcomes. Givesnbsp;readers a deeper understanding of the conditions leading to government involvement, the constraints on government involvement, the role of economists and the limits of economics.nbsp;Explains concepts using graphs and helps readers understand the underlying theory driving policy decisions.nbsp;Examines the impact of constituency groups and encourages readers to consider the future of agriculture and food policy.nbsp;Those interested or involved in agricultural and food policy.
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List price: $82.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/10/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 7.40" wide x 9.10" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Forces of Policy Change
Rational for Government Involvement in Food and Agriculture
U.S. Policy Decision Process
Geopolitical Centers of Influence
World Trade Organization
U.S. Trade and Development Policy
U.S. Farm Policies
Living with Limited Resources
Environmental Policy
Food Safety and Security Policy
Food Assistance and Nutrition Policy
Future Agriculture and Food Policy
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