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Cover for Opposition to genetically modified wheat and global food security.

This chapter evaluates the impact of consumer opposition (particularly European opposition) to the adoption of GM food (GM wheat) and to the realization of its benefits in terms of global food security. The chapter (i) develops a conceptual model of consumer acceptance of GM crops; (ii) quantifies...

Author(s)
Haggui, F.; Phillips, P. W. B.; Gray, R. S.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The coexistence of GM and non-GM arable crops in the EU: economic and market considerations.

Within the coexistence debate in Europe, anti-GM groups often claim that there is no demand for GM crops in Europe and that GM and organic crops cannot coexist successfully without causing significant economic harm/losses to organic growers. This chapter examines these claims by specifically...

Author(s)
Brookes, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Summary and conclusions.

This chapter concludes a book that looks into the tourism implications of accession for the EU's most recent member states, those countries that still wish to join, and those that are directly or indirectly affected by EU enlargement. One key conclusion is that it is difficult to generalize about...

Author(s)
Smith, M.; Hall, D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931179)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Public and private schemes indemnifying epidemic livestock losses in the European Union: a review.

This chapter reviews how EU member states finance the direct and consequential losses from livestock epidemics, focusing on state support (national and European) and risk transfer by means of private insurance schemes. First, a review of the compensation scheme per EU member state for direct losses ...

Author(s)
Asseldonk, M. A. P. M. van; Meuwissen, M. P. M.; Huirne, R. B. M.; Wilkens, E.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990774)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Modelling the impact of compulsory foot and mouth disease insurance in the European Union.

This chapter compares two ways of financing the programmes to combat foot and mouth disease in the EU and uses a simulation model to determine the welfare and production implications of the two systems. The two systems analysed are: (1) a purely tax-financed system, where all costs for preventive...

Author(s)
Jansson, T.; Norell, B.; Rabinowicz, E.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990774)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The common agricultural policy and institutional change.

The first part of this chapter considers approaches to studying Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reforms which, to varying degrees, have a concern with the role of ideas in the development of the CAP. Succeeding sections look at: approaches that emphasize a relationship between the various levels...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Institutional change: rational choice, historical and sociological perspectives.

This chapter carries forward the discussion on conceptualizations and methods to capture ideational and institutional change within the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) into the context of new-institutional insights offered by the rational choice, historical and sociological institutional...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A discursive institutional approach and its analytical implications.

The objectives of this chapter are, first, to develop a framework for capturing and understanding institutional change and, second, to construct an analytical strategy that prepares the study of institutional change within the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). These objectives are pursued by means...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The translation and institutionalisation of the world problematique (1968-1977).

This chapter aims to establish the pretext for subsequent articulations and institutionalizations linking organic farming to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Along these lines, the 1968 Mansholt Plan is consulted in order to capture the ideal conceptions articulated within the CAP at this...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The translation and institutionalisation of environmental ideas within the CAP (1978-1985).

The introduction of environmental concerns into the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is often traced back to 1985 and the adoption of Council Regulation (797/85), which among other things allowed EU member states to support environmentally friendly farming and take national measures to protect...

Author(s)
Lynggaard, K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
Type
Book chapter

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