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PHIL 3230: Ethics of Food (Melissa Seymour Fahmy): Food Policy, Justice & Ethics

Finding Books

GILFind ( - Search our local catalog for books, DVD's, maps, etcetera.

Use Library of Congress Subject Headings linked in GIL-Find to help you discover books and expand your search.  Relevant subject headings include:

  • Food supply > Political aspects. 
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (U.S.) (SNAP)
  • Food > Moral and ethical aspects.
  • Agricultural and politics. 
  • Food industry and trade > Political aspects.
  • Food security. 
  • Food > Social aspects.
  • Genetically modified foods. 
  • Food > Labeling.

Selected Books in the Main & Science Libraries:

Finding Articles

GALILEO@UGA ( Search databases that index journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, symposia, etcetera; an excellent source for current research.  The following GALILEO databases include scholarly publications related to food policy, justice, and ethics:

  • Public Affairs Index
    Public Affairs Index covers magazines, academic journals, trade publications, and conference papers on United States and global public affairs and public policy issues.
  • Political Science Complete
    Citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields. 
  • Philosophers Index
    The Philosopher's Index is the major database for academic philosophy. It is a bibliographic database with author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. The literature indexed goes back to 1940 and includes journal articles, books, book chapters, and book reviews. The Philosopher's Index monitors over 550 journals from more than 40 countries and is updated quarterly.
  • Multisearch​
    Excellent for multidisciplinary research; Search approximately 130 GALILEO databases plus the GIL@UGA Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more. 

Key Journals:

  • Food Security
  • Food Policy
  • Food Ethics
  • Journal of Bioethical Inquiry
  • Sustainability
  • Global Food Security
  • Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics

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