Food Wars Vol 13

Food Wars   Vol  13 Author Yuto Tsukuda
ISBN-10 142158509X
Release 2016-08-02
Pages 192
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Soma Yukihira's old man runs a small family restaurant in the less savory end of town. Aiming to one day surpass his father's culinary prowess, Soma hones his skills day in and day out until one day, out of the blue, his father decides to enroll Soma in a classy culinary school! Can Soma really cut it in a place that prides itself on a 10 percent graduation rate? And can he convince the beautiful, domineering heiress of the school that he belongs there at all?! Three students survive the harsh trials of the preliminaries, winning their way into the finals. Which student will be the one to take home the crown as the winner of the Fall Classic?! Later, the furor of the Fall Classic has barely died down when Soma and the others are sent off to new battlefields! What is this new challenge that will test their desire to be chefs?



Food Wars Shokugeki No Soma 1

Food Wars   Shokugeki No Soma 1 Author Yuto Tsukuda
ISBN-10 9783646707526
Release 2016-03-18
Pages 208
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Kochen ist Somas große Leidenschaft. Und er will richtig gut sein. Besser noch als sein Vater, der ein kleines aber feines Restaurant in Tokyo führt. Auf einem Internat für angehende Spitzenköche soll er alles rund um die Haute Cuisine lernen. Kein Problem meint der Teenager, wäre da nicht die starke Konkurrenz - denn nicht mehr als 10% der Schüler bestehen die Abschlussprüfung. Der Wettkampf an den Töpfen kann beginnen! Und er wird dramatisch, komisch und auch ein wenig frivol. Möge der Bessere gewinnen, Hauptsache es schmeckt! Mit Rezepten & Beratung von einer TV-Köchin!



Triage X 2

Triage X 2 Author Shouji Sato
ISBN-10 9783646703306
Release 2015-11-27
Pages 164
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Die Teams von Black Label werden mit einer Eskalation der Gewalt konfrontiert und müssen alle Register ziehen, um die brutalen Gangster in Schach zu halten...



Tokyo Ghoul 01

Tokyo Ghoul 01 Author Sui Ishida
ISBN-10 288921205X
Release 2014-05-02
Pages 224
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Tokyo Ghoul 01 has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Tokyo Ghoul 01 also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Tokyo Ghoul 01 book for free.



Food Globalization and Sustainability

Food  Globalization and Sustainability Author Peter Oosterveer
ISBN-10 9781136529634
Release 2012-06-25
Pages 296
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Food is increasingly traded internationally, thereby transforming the organization of food production and consumption globally and influencing most food-related practices. This transition is generating unfamiliar challenges related to sustainability of food provision, the social impacts of international trade and global food governance. Distance in time and space between food producers and consumers is increasing and new concerns are arising. These include the environmental impact of food production and trade, animal welfare, the health and safety of food and the social and economic impact of international food trade. This book provides an overview of the principal conceptual frameworks that have been developed for understanding these changes. It shows how conventional regulation of food provision through sovereign national governments is becoming elusive, as the distinctions between domestic and international, and between public and private spheres, disappear. At the same time multi-national companies and supranational institutions put serious limits to governmental interventions. In this context, other social actors including food retailers and NGOs are shown to take up innovative roles in governing food provision, but their contribution to agro-food sustainability is under continuous scrutiny. The authors apply these themes in several detailed case studies, including organic, fair trade, local food and fish. On the basis of these cases, future developments are explored, with a focus on the respective roles of agricultural producers, retailers and consumers.



Attack on Titan 2

Attack on Titan 2 Author Hajime Isayama
ISBN-10 9783646709087
Release 2017-08-31
Pages 190
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Die Erde gehört riesigen Menschenfressern: den TITANEN! Die letzten Menschen verschanzen sich hinter hohen Mauern. Fünf Jahre nach dem Fall der Mauer Maria greifen die Titanen wieder an. Als sich die neuen Rekruten den Monstern entgegenstellen, wird Eren von einem Titanen verschlungen. Das Ende scheint nah!



The Neoliberal Regime in the Agri Food Sector

The Neoliberal Regime in the Agri Food Sector Author Steven A. Wolf
ISBN-10 9781136667060
Release 2013-12-04
Pages 320
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For the last three decades, the Neoliberal regime, emphasising economic growth through deregulation, market integration, expansion of the private sector, and contraction of the welfare state has shaped production and consumption processes in agriculture and food. These institutional arrangements emerged from and advanced academic and popular beliefs about the virtues of private, market-based coordination relative to public, state-based problem solving. This book presents an informed, constructive dialogue around the thesis that the Neoliberal mode of governance has reached some institutional and material limits. Is Neoliberalism exhausted? How should we understand crisis applied to Neoliberalism? What are the opportunities and risks linked to the construction of alternatives? The book advances a critical evaluation of the evidence supporting claims of rupture of, or incursions into, the Neoliberal model. It also analyzes pragmatic responses to these critiques including policy initiatives, social mobilization and experimentation at various scales and points of entry. The book surveys and synthesizes a range of sociological frames designed to grapple with the concepts of regimes, systemic crisis and transitions. Contributions include historical analysis, comparative analysis and case studies of food and agriculture from around the globe. These highlight particular aspects of crisis and responses, including the potential for continued resilience, a neo-productivist return, as well as the emergence and scaling up of alternative models.



Food Wars

Food Wars Author Tim Lang
ISBN-10 1853837024
Release 2004
Pages 365
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The driving forces of income growth, demographic shifts, globalization and technical change have led to a reorganization of food systems from farm to plate. The characteristics of supply chains - particularly the role of supermarkets - linking farmers hav



Food Aid Reconsidered

Food Aid Reconsidered Author Edward J. Clay
ISBN-10 0714641731
Release 1991
Pages 209
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Food aid continues to be a high profile, and perhaps the most controversial form of aid. This volume which concentrates on recent experience, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa, provides a stocktaking on the state of the debate and the contribution that economics and other social sciences has made to resolving many of the controversies surrounding food aid. These issues include the gap between the potential and actual contribution of food aid to development, the impact of food aid on food security and agricultural production in Third World countries, European dairy aid to India and possible alternatives to exporting food from developed countries for providing humanitarian assistance to hungry people.



Spice and Wolf Vol 13 light novel

Spice and Wolf  Vol  13  light novel Author Isuna Hasekura
ISBN-10 9780316559140
Release 2017-04-25
Pages 208
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This collection of short stories from the world of Spice & Wolf features three new vignettes from Lawrence and Holo's journeys, as well as a novella that follows Norah the shepherdess and her faithful sheepdog, Enek, as they put the city of Ruvinheigen behind them and try to forge a new path for themselves...



Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity Author Julia Wright
ISBN-10 9781136555947
Release 2012-05-16
Pages 280
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When other nations are forced to rethink their agricultural and food security strategies in light of the post-peak oil debate, they only have one living example to draw from: that of Cuba in the 1990s. Based on the first and - up till now - only systematic and empirical study to come out of Cuba on this topic, this book examines how the nation successfully headed off its own food crisis after the dissolution of the Soviet Bloc in the early 1990s. The author identifies the policies and practices required for such an achievement under conditions of petroleum-scarcity and in doing so, challenges the mainstream globalized and privatized food systems and food security strategies being driven through in both industrialized and more vulnerable developing regions. Paradoxically, the book dispels the myth that Cuba turned to organic farming nationwide, a myth founded on the success of Cuba's urban organic production systems which visitors to the country are most commonly exposed to. In rural regions, where the author had unique access, industrialized high-input and integrated agriculture is aspired to for the majority of domestic production, despite the ongoing fluctuations in availability of agrochemicals and fuel. By identifying the challenges faced by Cuban institutions and individuals in de-industrializing their food and farming systems, this book provides crucial learning material for the current fledgling attempts at developing energy descent plans and at mainstreaming more organic food systems in industrialized nations. It also informs international policy on sustainable agriculture and food security for less-industrialized countries.



The School Food Revolution

The School Food Revolution Author Kevin Morgan
ISBN-10 9781849773256
Release 2013-06-17
Pages 231
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'The School Food Revolution is an important book that deserves success.'Journal of Organic Systems 'A great new book that describes how 'the humble school meal' can be considered as 'a litmus test of... government's political commitment to sustainable development.'Peter Riggs, Director, Forum on Democracy & Trade'The School Food Revolution should be an inspiration for policy makers and for school heads and school canteen operators.'Tom Vaclavik, President, Organic Retailers AssociationSchool food suddenly finds itself at the forefront of contemporary debates about healthy eating, social inclusion, ecological sustainability and local economic development. All around the world it is becoming clear - to experts, parents, educators, practitioners and policy-makers - that the school food service has the potential to deliver multiple dividends that would significantly advance the sustainable development agenda at global, national and local levels. Drawing on new empirical data collected in urban and rural areas of Europe, North America and Africa, this book offers a timely and original contribution to the school food debate by highlighting the potential of creative public procurement - the power of purchase.The book takes a critical look at the alleged benefits of school food reform, such as lower food miles, the creation of markets for local producers and new food education initiatives that empower consumers by nurturing their capacity to eat healthily. To assess the potential of these claims, the book compares a variety of sites involved in the school food revolution - from rural communities committed to the values of 'the local' to global cities such as London, New York and Rome that feed millions of ethnically diverse young people daily. The book also examines the UN's new school feeding programme - the Home Grown Programme - which sees nutritious food as an end in itself as well as a means to meeting the Millennium Development Goals.Overall, the book examines the theory, policy and practice of public food provisioning, offering a comparative perspective on the design and delivery of sustainable school food systems. The cover illustration is by a Roman child. The authors would like to thank the City of Rome (Department for School and Educational Policies) for permission to reproduce it.



Handbook of Global Economic Governance

Handbook of Global Economic Governance Author Manuela Moschella
ISBN-10 9781136582875
Release 2013-12-17
Pages 360
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Since the summer of 2007, the world scenario has been dominated by the US sub-prime mortgage crisis and its repercussions on global financial markets and economic growth. As banks around the world wrote down their losses and governments intervened to rescue domestic financial institutions, financial distress severely hit the real economy leading to what has been widely defined as the worst recession since the 1930s. Under these conditions, along with the immediate concern for stemming the effects of the crisis, policy-makers around the world have been debating the long-term measures that have to be adopted in order to reduce the likelihood of future crises and to ensure stable economic growth. Although this debate has not yet produced significant transformations, it indicates a renewed concern about the institutional architecture that is meant to govern the global economic and financial system. This book tackles the issue of what the governance of the global economic and financial system looks like and what the prospects for its reform are. Specifically, the book will address the following three main themes: Governance: What is governance in the international economic system? What forms does it take? How did it come about? How can we study it?; Functions of governance: What are the functions of global economic governance? Who performs them? What are the rules and mechanisms that make global governance possible? Problems and prospects of governance: What are the problems in global economic governance? Is there a trade-off between legitimacy and efficiency? What are the prospects for reform of global economic governance in the aftermath of the global financial crisis? This book will: _ Provide a thorough analysis of the issues at stake in designing international rules and institutions able to govern the global economy; _ Illustrate and analyze virtually all the main institutions, rules, and arrangements that make up global economic governance, inscribing them within the function these institutions, rules, and arrangements are meant to perform; _ Discuss the problems that affect today’s global economic governance and assess alternative proposals to reform the international financial architecture.



Food Security Nutrition and Sustainability

Food Security  Nutrition and Sustainability Author Geoffrey Lawrence
ISBN-10 9781136545658
Release 2013-10-18
Pages 320
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As the threats of food insecurity loom ever larger, the world faces the sad irony of food shortages in the global South alongside a purported 'obesity epidemic' in the global North. The twin issues of food production and food access are of particular concern in the context of climate change, 'peak oil', biofuels, and land grabs by wealthy nations. Food Security, Nutrition and Sustainability offers critical insights by international scholars, with chapters on global food security, supermarket power, new technologies, and sustainability. The book also assesses the contributions of diet and nutrition research in building socially just and environmentally sustainable food systems and provides policy recommendations to improve the health and environmental status of contemporary agri-food systems. The book features contributions from a range of social science perspectives, including sociology, anthropology, public health and geography, with case study material drawn from throughout the world.



The New Cambridge Modern History Volume 13 Companion Volume

The New Cambridge Modern History  Volume 13  Companion Volume Author Peter Burke
ISBN-10 0521221285
Release 1979
Pages 385
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A comprehensive examination of the political, economic, social, and cultural development of the world from 1493 to 1945.



The Cambridge History of China Volume 13 Republican China 1912 1949

The Cambridge History of China  Volume 13  Republican China 1912 1949 Author John K. Fairbank
ISBN-10 0521243386
Release 1986-07-24
Pages 1114
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This is the second of two volumes of this authoritative history which review the Republican period. The titanic drama of the Chinese Revolution is one of the major world events of modern times. The fifteen authors of this volume are pioneers in its exploration and analysis, and their text is designed to meet the needs of non-specialist readers. After a preliminary overview stressing economic and social history, the History presents a narrative of events in China's foreign relations to 1931, and in the political history of the Nationalist government and its Communist opponents from 1927 to 1937. Subsequent chapters analyse key governmental, educational and literary - offering critical appraisal of the major achievements and problems in each of these areas. Finally, the volume examines China's war of resistance, the civil war to 1949, and the portentous development of the thought of Mao Tse-tung before coming to power.



Understanding Civil Wars

Understanding Civil Wars Author Edward Newman
ISBN-10 9781134715350
Release 2014-04-24
Pages 216
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This volume explores the nature of civil war in the modern world and in historical perspective. Civil wars represent the principal form of armed conflict since the end of the Second World War, and certainly in the contemporary era. The nature and impact of civil wars suggests that these conflicts reflect and are also a driving force for major societal change. In this sense, Understanding Civil Wars: Continuity and change in intrastate conflict argues that the nature of civil war is not fundamentally changing in nature. The book includes a thorough consideration of patterns and types of intrastate conflict and debates relating to the causes, impact, and ‘changing nature’ of war. A key focus is on the political and social driving forces of such conflict and its societal meanings, significance and consequences. The author also explores methodological and epistemological challenges related to studying and understanding intrastate war. A range of questions and debates are addressed. What is the current knowledge regarding the causes and nature of armed intrastate conflict? Is it possible to produce general, cross-national theories on civil war which have broad explanatory relevance? Is the concept of ‘civil wars’ empirically meaningful in an era of globalization and transnational war? Has intrastate conflict fundamentally changed in nature? Are there historical patterns in different types of intrastate conflict? What are the most interesting methodological trends and debates in the study of armed intrastate conflict? How are narratives about the causes and nature of civil wars constructed around ideas such as ethnic conflict, separatist conflict and resource conflict? This book will be of much interest to students of civil wars, intrastate conflict, security studies and international relations in general.