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Title Cultivating Food Justice : Race, Class, and Sustainability / edited by Alison Hope Alkon and Julian Agyeman
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 389 pages)
Series Food, health, and the environment
Food, health, and the environment.
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
Summary Documents how racial and social inequalities are built into our food system, and how communities are creating environmentally sustainable and socially just alternatives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject African Americans -- Nutrition.
Discrimination -- United States.
Food consumption -- United States.
Minorities -- Nutrition -- United States.
Poor -- Nutrition -- United States.
Social justice -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Agyeman, Julian, editor
Alkon, Alison Hope, editor
ISBN 0262300214 (electronic bk.)
9780262300216 (electronic bk.)