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  • Global Uncertainty and the Volatility of Agricultural Commodities Pricesby B.R. Munier

    IOS Press 2012; US$ 196.00

    The recent global financial crisis exposed the serious limitations of existing economic and financial models. Not only did macro models fail to predict the crisis, they seemed incapable of explaining what was happening to the economy. Policymakers felt abandoned by the conventional tools of the now obsolete Washington consensus and the World Trade... more...

  • The Rice Industry of Burma 1852-1940 (First Reprint 2012)by Cheng Siok Hwa

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 64.90

    This study forms a welcome addition to the growing number of works on the economic history of Southeast Asia. In his Foreword, Dr John F. Cady, the author of A History of Modern Burma, writes that Dr Cheng "has placed all students of Burma in her debt by this highly articulate and clarifying contribution to the country's economic history". more...

  • Dethroning the Kingby Julie MacIntosh

    Wiley 2010; US$ 27.95

    Praise for DETHRONING THE KING "Julie MacIntosh has given us not just an anatomy of a deal, but an anatomy of a company, a community, and a family. From cover to cover, it is a compelling story bound to be acclaimed as the business book of the year." — MARTIN LIPTON , Founding Partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz "This book is not... more...

  • Competition and Efficiency in International Food Supply Chainsby John Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Why have food crises seemingly become more frequent in recent years, compared to the last few decades? This book examines an array of different issues and distortions that are causing food supply chain dysfunction in many countries, particularly for staple non-perishable foods such as grains, oilseeds, pulses and sugar. It outlines the underlying... more...

  • Seed Trade in Rural Marketsby Leigh Anderson; Timothy J. Dalton; Leslie Lipper

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95

    Markets have been found to be an increasingly important source of the seeds of crops and varieties low income farmers need to improve their livelihoods, encompassing both the formal and informal seed sector. Markets also have major impacts on agricultural biodiversity, by affecting farmers' choice of crops and varieties to grow. They are not, however,... more...

  • Food Truck Businessby Entrepreneur magazine

    Entrepreneur Press 2012; US$ 49.00

    Satisfy Your Hunger for Success At over a billion dollars, the food industry is evolving, creating new trends and new opportunities for eager entrepreneurs like you. Learn how you can become a part of one of the hottest and most affordable food businessesŚmobile food. From gourmet food to all-American basics and hot dog wagons to bustaurants, get... more...

  • Southern Cultures: The Special Issue on Foodby Harry L. Watson; Jocelyn Neal

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    Southern Cultures: The Special Issue on Food: Volume 18: Number 2 ? Summer 2012 Issue more...

  • Weinkonsumby Simone Pape

    Springer 2012; US$ 39.99

    Wein ist in unserer Gesellschaft sowohl in kultureller als auch ökonomischer Hinsicht von beträchtlicher Bedeutung. Vor dem Hintergrund möglicher gesellschaftlicher Entstrukturierungsprozesse und unter Berücksichtigung der Eigenschaften des Weines als ästhetisierbarem Konsumgut untersucht Simone Pape, welcher Wein getrunken... more...

  • Fundraising gegen Hungerkrisenby Sebastian Wei▀schnur

    Springer 2013; US$ 29.95

    Hängen Preisanstiege bei Nahrungsmitteln wirklich monokausal mit der monetären Spekulation auf die sog. 'Commodities' zusammen? Wo haben große NPO wie UNICEF ihre Stärken, wo ihre Schwächen? Wie kann Fundraising effektiv betrieben werden? Was sollte unternommen werden, um Armut und Hunger in der Welt tatsächlich... more...

  • The orange juice businessby Marcos Fava Neves; Vinicius Gustavo Trombin; Frederico Fonseca Lopes; Rafael Kalaki; PatrÝcia Milan

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    The orange juice chain is unique, probably a sui generis commodity. Although several countries produce oranges and juices, two regions in the world are the responsible for around 80% of the production. These are the states of Sao Paulo in Brazil and Florida in the USA. Although the emerging countries are growing in production, the juice consumer is... more...