Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM073: Political Economy of Food and Agriculture

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Anderson, K (2010)The Political Economy of Agricultural Price Distortions (CUP Press)

Atkins, P and I. Bowler (2001). Food in Society: Economy, Culture, Geography.

Germov, J. and L. Williams (eds) (2004). A Sociology of Food and Nutrition.

Lang, T. and M. Heasman (2004). Food Wars: The global battle for mouths, minds and markets.

Lang, T, Barling, D. and Caraher, M. (2009) Food Policy: Integrating Health, Environment and Society (University Press: Oxford)

Maye D, Holloway L and Kneafsey, M (eds) , 2007. Alternative Food Geographies: Representation and Practice. London: Elsevier Online version available

Pretty, J. Ed. 2005: The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Agriculture.  

Tansey, G. and T. Worsley (1995). The Food System: A Guide.

Morgan, K., Marsden, T. and Murdoch, J. (2006) Worlds of Food: Place, Power and Provenance in the Food Chain, Oxford University Press, Oxford.  

Warde, A. (1997). Consumption Food and Taste: culinary antinomies and commodity culture.

Winter. M. and M. Lobley (eds) (2009) What is Land For? The food, farming and climate change debate.