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Women working the NAFTA food chain : women, food & globalization

Author: Deborah Barndt
Publisher: Toronto : Sumach Press, 2004, ©1999.
Series: Women's issues publishing program.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When we purchase fruit in a supermarket, order take-out or sit down to a meal in a local restaurant, we become the end-consumers of a global production and distribution process that depends heavily on women's labour. How are these women faring? What constructive alternatives can we use to feed our world in a more humane and sustainable way? This collection of original research takes a provocative look at how NAFTA  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women working the NAFTA food chain.
Toronto : Sumach Press, 2004, ©1999
(OCoLC)651796017
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Barndt
ISBN: 189454935X 9781894549356
OCLC Number: 54206467
Description: 280 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Women's issues publishing program.
Responsibility: edited by Deborah Barndt.

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"When we purchase fruit in a supermarket, order take-out or sit down to a meal in a local restaurant, we become the end-consumers of a global production and distribution process that depends heavily on women's labour. How are these women faring? What constructive alternatives can we use to feed our world in a more humane and sustainable way? This collection of original research takes a provocative look at how NAFTA is affecting the food system and its women workers. Book jacket."--Jacket.

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