Reconnecting Consumers, Producers and Food: Exploring Alternatives (Cultures of Consumption Series v. 6)

Reconnecting Consumers, Producers and Food: Exploring Alternatives (Cultures of Consumption Series v. 6)

By: Elizabeth Dowler (author), Laura Venn (author), Rosie Cox (author), Lewis Holloway (author), Moya Kneafsey (author), Helena Tuomainen (author)Paperback

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Description

Reconnecting Consumers, Producers and Food presents a detailed and empirically grounded analysis of alternatives to current models of food provision. The book offers insights into the identities, motives and practices of individuals engaged in reconnecting producers, consumers and food. Arguing for a critical revaluation of the meanings of choice and convenience, Reconnecting Consumers, Producers and Food provides evidence to support the construction of a more sustainable and equitable food system which is built on the relationships between people, communities and their environments.

About Author

Moya Kneafsey, Coventry University Rosie Cox, Birkbeck, University of London Lewis Holloway, University of Hull Elizabeth Dowler, University of Warwick Laura Venn, BMG Research, Birmingham Helena Tuomainen, formerly at University of Warwick

Contents

Chapter 1: Contextualising Alternative Food Relationships Chapter 2. Conceptualising Alternatives Within a Framework of Care Chapter 3: Researching Alternative Food Networks Chapter 4: Analytical Description of Six Alternative Food Schemes Chapter 5: Growing and selling food: producers and production Chapter 6: Reconnecting Producers and Consumers: identities and motives Chapter 7: Locating food in everyday life: Consumer practices, care, convenience and choice Chapter 8: Conclusions: Reconnection Through Care

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781845202538
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781845202538
  • weight: 351
  • ISBN10: 1845202538

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