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  • Between the Local and the Globalby Terry Marsden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99

    Presents a range of critical perspectives on the contemporary agri-food sector. This book tells how geography matters in agri-food and plays a diverse range of roles in shaping production-consumption relations. It shows the importance of various areas and their associated institutions to the development of the international food system. more...

  • Labor Relations in Globalized Foodby Terry Marsden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 149.99

    This book looks at labor in agriculture and food in a global era by studying salient characteristics of the conditions and use of labor in global agri-food. Written by experienced and also emerging scholars, the chapters present a wealth of empirical data and robust theorizations that allow readers to grasp the complexity of this topic. more...

  • The Condition of Sustainabilityby Ian Drummond; Terry Marsden

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    This book examines the political economy of sustainable development. The authors consider why most approaches to sustainable development have proved inadequate. Bringing together key ideas from social theory, food regimes and sustainability debates, the book presents a new and more dynamic way of thinking about sustainable development and a methodology... more...

  • Welfare Reform in Rural Placesby Paul Milbourne; Terry Marsden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 127.99

    Intends to significantly extend previous research work on the rural impacts of national welfare reform and position it in a broader context. This title provides a comprehensive and comparative account of the rural dimensions of welfare in a number of developed countries. more...

  • Reconstituting Ruralityby Jonathan Murdoch; Terry Marsden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    The second in the "Restructuring Rural Areas" series, this work presents an examination of the way in which the rural, and the concept of rurality is being reconstructed within urban regions.; It argues that the rural is not a fixed category but the outcome of political, economic and socio- cultural pressures. These pressures are exacerbated in southeast... more...

  • Sustainable Food Systemsby Terry Marsden; Adrian Morley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this framework. Building on over ten years of ESRC funded... more...

  • Worlds of Foodby Kevin Morgan; Terry Marsden; Jonathan Murdoch

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 59.99

    Three leading scholars in the field explain why place and provenance are assuming more importance in the food chain to producers, consumers, and regulators. They examine how these concerns influence debates on the future of food and farming, exploring the implications for three very different regions: California, Tuscany, and Wales. more...

  • Handbook of Rural Studiesby Paul J Cloke; Terry Marsden; Patrick Mooney

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 93.00

    'This is a unique interpretation of rural issues that will become essential reference for students, scholars, politicians, developers and rural activists…' - Imre Kovach, President, European Society for Rural Sociology, Research director, Institute for Political Sciences, Budapest more...

  • Rethinking Agricultural Policy Regimesby Reider Almas; Hugh Campbell; Terry Marsden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 127.99

    Through international case studies, this book evaluates how various policy challenges are having an impact on specific agricultural policy regimes, and what future lessons might be learnt from key policy experiments around neoliberalism and multifunctionality. more...

  • Consuming Interestsby Andrew Flynn; Michelle Harrison; Terry Marsden

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 79.95

    Combining theory, research and policy Consuming Interests provides a topical interdisciplinary exploration into the nature of food provision, policy and regulation. The book provides a detailed examination of corporate retailers, state agencies and consumer organisations involved in the food sector. The analysis explores questions including:... more...