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Sugar: Refined Power in a Global Regime

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Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

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About this book


Sugar is a commonplace product with a complex background, mainly because of the high degree of protectionism given to the industry and the benefits of ensuring domestic producers stay in business. This book asks why there are such disagreements over trade policy, who profits within the current regime, and where power ultimately lies.


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About the authors

BEN RICHARDSON is Research Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick, UK.

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Short-listed for the BISA International Political Economy Group Book Prize 2010