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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 43.99
As the popularity of coffee and coffee shops has grown worldwide in recent years, so has another trend?globalization?which has greatly affected growers and distributors. This book analyzes changes in the structure of the coffee commodity chain over the period since World War II. It follows the typical consumer dollar spent on coffee in the developed... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1995; US$ 38.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 36.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1993; US$ 32.99
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62
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...
- 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...
- 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...