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Title Agricultural standards : the shape of the global food and fiber system / edited by Jim Bingen and Lawrence Busch
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 258 pages) : illustrations
Series The international library of environmental, agricultural and food ethics ; v. 6
International library of environmental, agricultural, and food ethics ; v. 6
Contents Introduction : a new world of standards / Lawrence Busch and Jim Bingen -- The World Trade Organization : ultimate arbiter of international sanitary and phytosanitary standards? / Kevin C. Kennedy -- Circulations of insecurity : globalizing food standards in historical perspective / Suzan Ilcan and Lynne Phillips -- The International Office of Vine and Wine (OIV) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) : standardization issues in the wine sector / Hervé Hannin, Jean-Marie Codron, and Sophie Thoyer -- Negotiating standards for animal products : a procedural approach applied to raw milk / Bertil Sylvander and Olivier Biencourt -- The indivisibility of science, policy and ethics : Starlink tm corn and the making of standards / Maite P. Salazar [and others] -- Standards and state-building : the construction of soybean standards in Brazil / Ivan Sergio Freire de Sousa and Lawrence Busch -- Paradoxes of innovation : standards and technical change in the transformation of the US soybean industry / Lawrence Busch [and others] -- Defining a good steak : global constructions of what is considered the best red meat / Elizabeth Ransom -- Improving the access of small farmers in Africa to global markets through the development of quality standards for pigeonpeas / Richard Jones [and others] -- China and global organic food standards : sovereignty bargains and domestic politics / Paul Thiers -- Cotton in West Africa : a question of quality / Jim Bingen -- Shaping a policy and research agenda / Jim Bingen and Lawrence Busch
Summary A collection of studies of agri-food standards in the modern economy, this work addresses these and helps to define the scope of the emerging study of the politics of standards setting. It contains an overview essay dealing with the multiple ways of thinking about, approaching and defining food and agricultural standards
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Agriculture -- International cooperation -- Standards.
Food industry and trade -- International cooperation -- Standards.
Form Electronic book
Author Bingen, R. James.
Busch, Lawrence.
ISBN 1402039832 (hd. bd.)
9781402039836 (hd. bd.)