Imagining Sustainable Food Systems: Theory and Practice

Imagining Sustainable Food Systems: Theory and Practice

by Alison Blay-Palmer
     
 

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What defines a sustainable food system? How can it be more inclusive? How do local and global scales interact and how does power flow within food systems? How to encourage an interdisciplinary approach to realizing sustainable food systems? And how to activate change? These questions are considered by EU and North American academics and practitioners in this book.

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What defines a sustainable food system? How can it be more inclusive? How do local and global scales interact and how does power flow within food systems? How to encourage an interdisciplinary approach to realizing sustainable food systems? And how to activate change? These questions are considered by EU and North American academics and practitioners in this book. Using a wide range of case studies, it provides a critical overview,
showing how and where theory and practice can converge to produce more sustainable food systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754678168
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/15/2010
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Alison Blay-Palmer, Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada

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