Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2009

272 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719072307

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Food, Risk and Politics

Scare, Scandal and Crisis - Insights Into the RiskPolitics of Food Safety

Ed Randall

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Contains proposals for strengthening and developing the role of deliberative democracy in identifying and resolving disputes about food related risks and food safety
  • The multidisciplinary approach breaks down barriers between politics, media studies, food sciences and social psychology
  • Uses real case studies to integrate the academic study of risk with the discussion of public involvement in risk politics
  • Written in a highly accessible style, the book offers a carefully reasoned and balanced exposition of issues, methods and political practice

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