Agricultural and Food Policy (6th Revised edition)

Agricultural and Food Policy (6th Revised edition)

By: J. B. L. Penn (author), Barry L. Flinchbaugh (author), Ronald D. Knutson (author)Paperback

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Drawing on the authors' background in education and policy development, Agricultural and Food Policy, Sixth Edition provides a comprehensive treatment of domestic and international policy setting, process, options and consequences. This book goes beyond the traditional discussion of farm programs, and gets readers thinking in broader terms, by considering the many forces-globalization, technology, food safety, environment-that influence policy change. Taking an unbiased approach, this edition includes more economic theory, a new chapter on government involvement, current policy issues, and a chapter devoted to the future of agricultural and food policy.

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1. Forces of Policy Change 2. Rational for Government Involvement in Food and Agriculture 3. U.S. Policy Decision Process 4. Geopolitical Centers of Influence 5. World Trade Organization 6. U.S. Trade and Development Policy 7. U.S. Farm Policies 8. Living with Limited Resources 9. Environmental Policy 10. Food Safety and Security Policy 11. Food Assistance and Nutrition Policy 12. Future Agriculture and Food Policy

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/01/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780131718739
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780131718739
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 0131718738
  • edition: 6th Revised edition

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