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Title From Columbus to ConAgra : the globalization of agriculture and food / edited by Alessandro Bonanno ... [et al.].

Published Lawrence, KS : University Press of Kansas, c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  338.1 FROM    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 294 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Rural America
Rural America (Lawrence, Kan.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Transnational Corporations and the Globalization of the Food System / William D. Heffernan and Douglas H. Constance -- 2. Rural Subsistence, Migration, Urbanization, and the New Global Food Regime / Enzo Mingione and Enrico Pugliese -- 3. The State of Agricultural Science and the Agricultural Science of the State / Lawrence Busch -- 4. Biotechnologies, Multinationals, and the Agrofood Systems of Developing Countries / Bernardo Sorj and John Wilkinson -- 5. Food Regulation in Britain: A National System in an International Context / Terry Marsden, Andrew Flynn and Neil Ward -- 6. Global Strategies and Local Linkages: The Case of the U.S. Meatpacking Industry / Lourdes Gouveia -- 7. The Behavior of U.S. Food Firms in International Markets / Michael R. Reed and Mary A. Marchant -- 8. An Introduction to the Japanese Juice Industry: Trading Firms, the State, and New Liberalization Policies / Raymond A. Jussaume, Jr.
9. Opening Economies and Closing Markets: Latin American Agriculture's Difficult Search for a Place in the Emerging Global Order / Luis Llambi -- 10. The New Globalization: The Case of Fresh Produce / William H. Friedland -- 11. New Fruits and Vanity: Symbolic Production in the Global Food Economy / Ian Cook -- 12. The Locus of Polity Action in a Global Setting / Alessandro Bonanno -- 13. Globalization as a Discourse / Mustafa Koc.
Other author Bonanno, Alessandro.
Subject Food industry and trade -- Congresses.
Produce trade -- Congresses.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.
International business enterprises -- Congresses.
International trade -- Congresses.
International economic relations -- Congresses.
ISBN 0700606602 (hard. : alk. paper) :
0700606610 (pbk. : alk. paper) :