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Food PolicyIntegrating health, environment and society$
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Tim Lang, David Barling, and Martin Caraher

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780198567882

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567882.001.0001

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Introduction and themes

Introduction and themes

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(p.1) Chapter 1 Introduction and themes
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Food Policy
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Tim Lang

David Barling

Martin Caraher

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567882.003.0001

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the book's main thesis and objectives. The book is structured around a number of core problems in food policy: governance, supply chain, nutrition and health, environment, behaviour and culture, social justice and poverty. When scrutinizing these in turn, the book explores a number of key cross-cutting themes. Each proposes an argument or concern that is either already central to food policy discourse or looks set to be so. An overview of the subsequent chapters is presented.

Keywords:   food policy, food governance, public interest, policy effectiveness

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