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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
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"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.

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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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