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Food and Social Policy

Proceedings of the 1976 Midwestern Food and Social Policy Conference
  • 400 Pages
  • 0.98 MB
  • English
Iowa State Pr
Social policy, Congresses, Social aspects, Agriculture, Business/Economics, Food s
ContributionsGary H. Koerselman (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8026829M
ISBN 100813810906
ISBN 139780813810904

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Calling on a wide variety of disciplines including economics, nutrition, sociology, anthropology, environmental science, medicine, and geography, the authors show how all elements in the food system function by:   Food policy is high on the public policy agenda, but still suffers from a lack of overview and integration.

The paper reviews examples of policy limitations where tighter and more explicit links could usefully be made between environmental, social and public health considerations.

The paper proposes a new ecological health approach to public Cited by: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. "Essays written for the Conference on Food and Social Policy held at the University of Hartford Novem "--Page 2.

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Books on social policy per se were in scarce supply, no doubt a reflection of the disinterest and dysfunction in reasoned policymaking in the federal government and in many state capitols.

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government can play an important role in the fight to end global hunger, and there is a renewed sense of political will to address these chapter covers what is being done to reorient U.S. policy in food and nutrition from the perspectives of the Roadmap to End Global Hunger, the U.S.

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Food Policy is a multidisciplinary journal publishing original research and novel evidence on issues in the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of policies for the food sector in developing, transition, and advanced economies.

Our main focus is on the economic and social aspect of food policy, and we prioritize empirical studies informing international food policy debates. This issue of FoodReview is the annual spotlight on the U.S. food system,featuring articles on food consumption and spending, food markets, food assistance and nutrition, and food.

Social policy is how a society responds to social problems. Any government enactment that affects the well-being of people, including laws, regulations, executive orders, and court decisions, is a social policy. In the United States, with its federal tradition of shared government, social policies are made by governments at many levels—local, state, and national.

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• Regulatory policy limits the action(s) of persons or groups to protect the public interest. (For example, consider the recent debate over Oxycontin.) • Distributive policy determines how the income on wealth will be shared with various groups.

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Poverty and food security Rethinking social policy 3 6 6 7 9 10 10 I. The global economic crisis: causes and transmission 13 Impact, response and recovery International response averts deeper.

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Outline Points. Food policy has become a high-profile and contested area of social and political debate. Neo-liberal policy initiatives have emphasised individual agency and choice at the expense of wider social and environmental concerns.

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