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  • The Color of Hungerby David L.L. Shields

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1995; US$ 35.99

    The first book ever to examine the links between hunger and race, The Color of Hunger probes the contemporary and historical reasons hunger is concentrated among people of color, both domestically and globally. more...

  • The Global Brewery Industryby Jens Gammelgaard; Christoph Dorrenbacher

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    This unique book explores some of the key topics of international business through the context of a global industry, focusing on the challenges brewery companies face as they operate in globalized markets. It examines the strategies of individual firms to develop markets and explores new insights into recent company rivalries, both globally and locally.... more...

  • Doing Business with the Dictatorsby Paul J. Dosal

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1993; US$ 29.99

    The United Fruit Company (UFCO) developed an unprecedented relationship with Guatemala in the first half of this century. By 1944, UFCO owned 566,000 acres, employed 20,000 people, and operated 96% of Guatemala's 719 miles of railroad, making the multinational corporation Guatemala's largest private landowner and biggest employer. In Doing Business... more...

  • Feeding Mexicoby Enrique C. Ochoa

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 33.99

    Winner of the 1998 Michael C. Meyer Manuscript Prize! Feeding Mexico: The Political Uses of Food since 1910 traces the Mexican government's intervention in the regulation, production, and distribution of food from the days of Cardenas to the recent privatization inspired by NAFTA. Professor Ochoa argues that the real goals of the government's food... more...

  • Everyday Moral Economiesby Marisa Wilson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95

    Offering a rare glimpse of rural life in modern-day Cuba, this book examines how ordinary Cubans carve out their own spaces for ‘appropriate’ acts of consumption, exchange, and production within the contradictory normative and material spaces of everyday economic life. Discusses the conflict between the socialist-welfare ideal of food... more...

  • Flexible Working in Food Retailingby Christophe Baret; Steffen Lehndorff; Leigh Sparks

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book makes use of a four country research programme, covering France, Germany, Great Britain and Japan. Investigations and interviews at store, company and individual levels paint a picture of working times in the sector and in each of the countries. The volume provides some explanations for national differences as well as the similarities; supply... more...

  • Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation 2013by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 100.00

    This Monitoring and Evaluation report of agricultural policies covers OECD member countries and a range of emerging economies which are key players on agro-food markets: Brazil, China, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Russia, South Africa and Ukraine. This edition shows that after a historical low reached in 2011 the support increased slightly in 2012. In the... more...

  • Quaker Business Manby Anne Vernon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Elephants, Economics and Ivoryby Edward B. Barbier; Joanne C. Burgess; Timothy M. Swanson; David W. Pearce

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Ivory is big business, and in some parts of Africa elephants have been hunted almost to extinction in the quest for it. The losses to African economies have been catastrophic. Now there is an international ban on the trade and conservation is. the principal goal. This should be a matter for rejoicing, but nothing is quite so simple.The authors of this... more...

  • The Early English Tobacco Tradeby C.M Macinnes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...