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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Cultivating food justice.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alison Hope Alkon; Julian Agyeman
|Description:||1 online resource (xiv, 389 pages).|
|Contents:||Introduction: the food movement as polyculture / Alison Hope Alkon and Julian Agyeman --
A continuing legacy: institutional racism, hunger, and nutritional justice on the Klamath / Kari Marie Norgaard, Ron Reed, and Carolina Van Horn --
From the past to the present: agricultural development and black farmers in the American South / John J. Green, Eleanor M. Green, and Anna M. Kleiner --
Race and regulation: Asian immigrants in California agriculture / Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern, Nancy Peluso, Jennifer Sowerwine, and Christy Getz --
From industrial garden to food desert: demarcated devaluation in the flatlands of Oakland, California / Nathan McClintock --
Farmworker food insecurity and the production of hunger in California / Sandy Brown and Christy Getz --
Growing food and justice: dismantling racism through sustainable food systems / Alfonso Morales --
Community food security "for us, by us": the Nation of Islam and the Pan African Orthodox Christian Church / Priscilla McCutcheon --
Environmental and food justice: toward local, slow, and deep food systems / Teresa M. Mares and Devon G. Peña --
Vegans of color, racialized embodiment, and problematics of the "exotic" / A. Breeze Harper --
Realizing rural food justice: divergent locals in the Northeastern United States / Jesse C. McEntree --
"If they only knew": the unbearable whiteness of alternative food / Julie Guthman --
Just food? / E. Melanie DuPuis, Jill Lindsey Harrison, and David Goodman --
Food security, food justice, or food sovereignty?: crises, food movements, and regime change / Eric Holt-Giménez --
Conclusion: cultivating the fertile field of food justice / Alison Hope Alkon and Julian Agyeman.
|Series Title:||Food, health, and the environment.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Alison Hope Alkon and Julian Agyeman.|
The diversity of theoretical and conceptual approaches, subjects, and authors is refreshing. The dimensions of ethnic identity, racism, and white privilege as they affect the access and control of
- Food consumption -- United States.
- Minorities -- Nutrition -- United States.
- Poor -- Nutrition -- United States.
- African Americans -- Nutrition.
- Discrimination -- United States.
- Social justice -- United States.
- BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure.
- SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General.
- SCIENCE -- Environmental Science.