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More than just food : food justice and community change

Author: Garrett M Broad
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: California studies in food and culture, 60.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Raising concerns about health, the environment, and economic inequality, critics of the industrial food system insist that we are in crisis. In response, food justice activists based in marginalized, low-income communities of color across the United States have developed community-based solutions to the nation's food system problems, arguing that activities like urban agriculture, cultural nutrition education, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garrett M Broad
ISBN: 9780520287440 0520287444 9780520287457 0520287452 9780520962569 0520962567
OCLC Number: 919452211
Description: xiii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Food justice and community change --
Networks, narratives, and community action --
Food systems, food movements, food justice --
In a community like this --
The youth food justice movement --
From the Black Panthers to the USDA --
Competing visions and the food justice brand --
Conclusion --
Appendix: A note on theory and method.
Series Title: California studies in food and culture, 60.
Responsibility: Garrett M. Broad.


Explores the possibilities and limitations of the community-based approach, offering a networked examination of the food justice movement in the age of the non-profit industrial complex.  Read more...


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