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Hawkes, Corinna

Trade, Food, Diet and Health: Perspectives and Policy Options

Hawkes, Corinna - Trade, Food, Diet and Health: Perspectives and Policy Options, ebook

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The aim of this book is to examine how the global food trade regime – the trade of food across national borders, international and regional trade agreements, the process of trade and investment liberalization and the growth of transnational food corporations – affects what people eat and, by implication, their health.

The context is the broader association between globalization and the growing prevalence of obesity and diet-related chronic diseases worldwide. In this context, a second aim of the book is to present a critical analysis of the policy options available to address the risks and opportunities presented by the links between trade and diets in a globalizing world.

  • Examines the links between global food trade and diet-related diseases

  • Obesity and diet-related diseases increasing hugely around the world

  • Extremely prestigious list of book editors and contributing authors

  • Subject of incredible importance across the globe

Keywords: food trade regime, food trade, diet-related disease, global dietary change, food imports

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
336 pages
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444315400
Printed ISBN
9781405199865

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