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Author Cresswell Riol, Katharine S. E

Title The Right to Food Guidelines, Democracy and Citizen Participation : Country case studies
Published Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2016


Description 1 online resource (268 pages)
Series Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment
Routledge studies in food, society and environment.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of tables; List of acronyms; Preface; 1 Introduction; Food want and political will; Premises and principles of the research; Human rights-based approach: making the right to adequate food tangible; Book outline; 2 Food, human rights, democracy and beyond; Introduction; Adequate food: a human right; Democracy: fidus Achates; Civil society: ostracised yet unresigned; An undemocratic state of affairs: the neoliberal food system; Food sovereignty: the democratic alternative; From rhetoric to & rhetoric
3 A historical background of the right to adequate food and the Right to Food GuidelinesIntroduction; The development of international recognition of the right to food: an overview; The Right to Food Guidelines: conception, reception, perception; 4 United yet unique: the BRICS; Introduction; Building the BRICS; B is for the Federal Republic of Brazil; R is for the Russian Federation; I is for the Republic of India; C is for the People's Republic of China; S is for the Republic of South Africa; Forged futures, particular pasts
5 Reporting on the Right to Food Guidelines: the use and usefulness of CESCR periodic reporting within right to adequate food realisationIntroduction; CESCR reporting procedures: an overview; CESCR reporting by the BRICS; Reporting on the Right to Food Guidelines; CESCR periodic reporting: soldiering on; Civil society: the missing piece; 6 Implementation of guideline 1 of the Right to Food Guidelines by the BRICS: an evaluation; Introduction; Guideline 1.1; Guideline 1.2; Guideline 1.3; Guideline 1.4; Guideline 1.5
7 Assessing the policy-making capabilities of the Right to Food Guidelines: how they uphold and undermine right to adequate food realisationIntroduction; The Right to Food Guidelines: an assessment within reality; Screen State Action: a monitoring tool for civil society; 8 Democracy from below; The Right to Food Guidelines: help or hinder?; Civil society: the discerning factor; Bottom-up democracy: food sovereignty; The alternative; Conclusion; Appendix A: Periodic reports submitted by the relevant BRICS to the CESCR
Notes Appendix B: How the questions posed by Screen State Action were matched with the sub-guidelines of guideline of the Right to Food GuidelinesIndex
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Subject Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Right to Food Guidelines.
Right to food.
Right to food -- BRIC countries
Right to food.
BRIC countries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781315529875