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dc.contributor.authorStone, Glenn Davis*
dc.contributor.authorGlover, Dominic*
dc.date.accessioned2013-02-21T10:09:32Zen
dc.date.available2013-02-21T10:09:32Zen
dc.date.issued2011-06-07en
dc.identifier.issn0961-4524en
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/09614524.2011.562876en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10546/270016en
dc.descriptionA surge of media reports and rhetorical claims depicted genetically modified (GM) crops as a solution to the ‘global food crisis’ manifested in the sudden spike in world food prices during 2007–08. Broad claims were made about the potential of GM technologies to tackle the crisis, even though the useful crops and traits typically invoked had yet to be developed, and despite the fact that real progress had in fact been made by using conventional breeding. The case vividly illustrates the instrumental use of food-crisis rhetoric to promote GM crops.<p>This article is hosted by our co-publisher Taylor & Francis.</p>en
dc.format.extent7en
dc.language.isoEnglishen
dc.publisherOxfam GBen
dc.publisherRoutledgeen
dc.relation.urlhttp://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/genetically-modified-crops-and-the-food-crisis-discourse-and-material-impacts-270016
dc.subjectFood and livelihoods
dc.titleGenetically modified crops and the ‘food crisis’: discourse and material impactsen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.eissn1364-9213en
dc.identifier.journalDevelopment in Practiceen
oxfam.signoff.statusFor public use – can be shared outside Oxfamen
oxfam.subject.keywordAgriculture
oxfam.subject.keywordFood security
oxfam.subject.keywordFood production
oxfam.subject.keywordTechnology
oxfam.subject.keywordDevelopment in Practice Journal
oxfam.subject.keywordDiP
prism.issuenameGlobal food-price shocks and poor people: themes and case studiesen
prism.number4-5en
prism.volume21en
dc.year.issuedate2011en


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