The Politics of GM Food: A Comparative Study of the UK, USA and EU - Environmental Politics (Hardback)
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The Politics of GM Food: A Comparative Study of the UK, USA and EU - Environmental Politics (Hardback)

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Hardback 240 Pages / Published: 27/05/2004
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'Why have GM Foods become so controversial? Comparing GM food politics in the US, Britain, and the European Union, Toke draws on insights from discourse analysis to help explain this basic political struggle of our time. By stressing the interplay between the material and discursive dimensions involved in the shaping of the conflict, the work offers a detailed account that enriches our political understanding of these 'Frankenfoods' on a variety of fronts, in particular the interplay between scientific expertise and citizens politics. Those interested in the 'risk society', both students and specialists, will find much to learn from this perceptive analysis.'
Professor Frank Fischer, Rutgers University, USA
The Politics of GM Food compares and explains how differing political outcomes have occurred regarding GM food and crops in the UK, USA and the EU, thus throwing light on the relationship between science and politics.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415306997
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 14 mm


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"Why have GM Foods become so controversial? Comparing GM food politics in the US, Britain, and the European Union, Toke draws on insights from discourse analysis to help explain this basic political struggle of our time. By stressing the interplay between the material and discursive dimensions involved in the shaping of the conflict, the work offers a detailed account that enriches our political understanding of these 'Frankenfoods' on a variety of fronts, in particular the interplay between scientific expertise and citizens politics. Those interested in the 'risk society', both students and specialists, will find much to learn from this perceptive analysis."
-Frank Fischer, Rutgers University
"Genetic modification of food has divided science and politics, regulation and participation, Europe and America, business and the consumer, and values and ethics. In this tumultuous cauldron David Toke has dissected all of antagonisms to produce a magnificent analysis of a changing world of science, technology, democracy and sustainability that has no equal."
- Tim O'Riordan, University of East Anglia

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