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Consuming Interests [electronic resource] : The Social Provision of Foods

Author/Creator:
Flynn, Andrew.
Publication:
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series:
Consumption and space Consuming interests
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (236 p.)
Subjects:
Food industry and trade -- Social aspects.
Food adulteration and inspection -- Marketing.
Food law and legislation.
Food.
Consumer protection.
Local subjects:
Consumer protection. (search)
Food -- Marketing. (search)
Food adulteration and inspection. (search)
Food industry and trade -- Social aspects. (search)
Food law and legislation. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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: * what can the public expect from the state* what limits are there on state action* what are the most appropriate balancesbetween public and private interests in the provision of 'quality' foods.
Contents:
Cover; Consuming interests: The social provision of foods; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Preface: Food and the state, the state of food; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction: Regulation, retailing and consumption: deregulating states and concerned consumers; Part I Concepts and framework; 2 Food policy and regulation; 3 Restructuring and retailing; 4 Citizenship, consumption and food rights; Part II National strategies; 5 Food consumers: The limits of formal and collective representation; 6 The retailers: The emergence of retailer-led food governance; 7 Evolving models of food regulation
Part III Local strategies8 Local retail-consumption spaces and hierarchies; 9 The nationalisation of food regulation: Coping with space; 10 The local regulatory interface: Enforcement practice on the ground; 11 Conclusions: Retailing, regulation and consumption; Appendix: The social research methods employed in the study; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Contributor:
Harrison, Michelle.
Marsden, Terry.
ISBN:
1-135-35800-1
1-280-22422-3
9786610224227
0-203-98014-X
OCLC:
827207240
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