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Resetting the “Good Food” Table: Labor and Food Justice Alliances in Los Angeles

Joshua Sbicca

in New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292130
eISBN:
9780520965652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292130.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The formation of food-labor alliances in Los Angeles pushes food justice politics beyond a focus on food access, culturally appropriate food, and self-determination by strategically emphasizing ... More


Responding to food crime and the threat of the ‘food police’

Allison Gray

in A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336013
eISBN:
9781447336051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336013.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The contemporary corporate-industrial food system – the ‘risky food regime’ – produces a particular conceptualisation of food crime. Discursively, this global era of food constructs and maintains a ... More


Strategic Innovation: The Three Trajectories of the Organic Movement

Brian K. Obach

in Organic Struggle: The Movement for Sustainable Agriculture in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029094
eISBN:
9780262328302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029094.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Although proponents of sustainable agriculture marched under the organic banner for over half a century, changes facilitated by the NOP led some to abandon both the term and key elements of organic ... More


Farmworker-Led Food Movements Then and Now: United Farm Workers, The Coalition of Immokalee Workers, and the Potential for farm Labor Justice

Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern

in New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292130
eISBN:
9780520965652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292130.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Based on ethnographic fieldwork with farmworkers and farmworker advocates in California and Florida, this chapter explores the progress made by farmworker-led, consumer-supported movements for ... More


Cuba’s Revolutionary Agro-Ecological Movement: Learning from the Experience of Food Sovereignty

Efe Can Gürcan

in Cuba in a Global Context: International Relations, Internationalism, and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049106
eISBN:
9780813046709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049106.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The 2005–2008 global food crisis is an instance of a more general phenomenon: the break-up of the neoliberal agri-food order. In Cuba, the food sovereignty movement led to the world’s “largest ... More


Networks, Narratives, and Community Action

Garrett M. Broad

in More Than Just Food: Food Justice and Community Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287440
eISBN:
9780520962569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287440.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses food justice programs such as building farms and gardens, developing youth education and job training initiatives, as well as creating social enterprises to bring good food ... More


Fair trade laws, labels and ethics

Will Low and Eileen Davenport

in A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336013
eISBN:
9781447336051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336013.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The fair trade movement is arguably one of the most successful social movements of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. A key goal of the movement is to offer both a theoretical and practical ... More


Environmental and Social Justice in Sustainable Materialist Movements

David Schlosberg and Luke Craven

in Sustainable Materialism: Environmental Movements and the Politics of Everyday Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198841500
eISBN:
9780191876981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841500.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Theory

Many of the movements we examine define themselves, in part and in name, as movements for social and environmental justice. We explore what activists and organizations actually mean by justice. ... More


The Contemporary Jewish Food Movement in North America: A Report from the Field(s)

Andrea Most

in Jews and Their Foodways

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190265427
eISBN:
9780190461935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265427.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the Jewish food movement in North America. The movement comprises a loosely organized group of food, social justice, agricultural, and environmental organizations, initiatives, ... More


Epilogue

Sigrid Schmalzer

in "Red Revolution, Green Revolution": Scientific Farming in Socialist China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330150
eISBN:
9780226330297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330297.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The contradictions between the cities and the countryside, between mental and manual labor, and between intellectuals and rural people with which the Mao-era state wrestled have by no means ... More


An Introduction to Sustainable Materialism

David Schlosberg and Luke Craven

in Sustainable Materialism: Environmental Movements and the Politics of Everyday Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198841500
eISBN:
9780191876981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841500.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Theory

Here we introduce the types of food system, community energy, and sustainable fashion movements we will examine in this work, in particular those activists and organizations dedicated to reworking ... More


Material Practice and Resistance to Power

David Schlosberg and Luke Craven

in Sustainable Materialism: Environmental Movements and the Politics of Everyday Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198841500
eISBN:
9780191876981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841500.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Theory

This chapter examines how critiques of, and resistance to, conventional power structures are a key element of sustainable materialist practice. In particular, we show how sustainable materialist ... More


Sustainability and the Politics of Materialist Action

David Schlosberg and Luke Craven

in Sustainable Materialism: Environmental Movements and the Politics of Everyday Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198841500
eISBN:
9780191876981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841500.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Theory

Sustainable materialist movements have a very particular, and vital, understanding of the meaning and practice of sustainability. Activists are actively trying to replace a politics of separation ... More


Phase Two: Consumer Society

Barbara Katz Rothman

in A Bun in the Oven: How the Food and Birth Movements Resist Industrialization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479855308
eISBN:
9781479846023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855308.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter looks at the growing consumer movements of the post-WWII era, as ideas about “nice” ways of doing things developed. There was a marked turn toward the French in both the birth movement ... More


Sustainability Today: 2000–Present

Jeremy L. Caradonna

in Sustainability: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199372409
eISBN:
9780197562932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372409.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

We might not live in a sustainable age, but we’re living in the age of sustainability. The movement has gained a level of prominence in recent years that is difficult to dispute. The scholarly ... More


Eating Locally and Sustainably: Contemporary Kentucky Cookbooks

John van Willigen

in Kentucky's Cookbook Heritage: Two Hundred Years of Southern Cuisine and Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813146898
eISBN:
9780813151458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146898.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The dominant themes in contemporary Kentucky cookbooks are the local sourcing of ingredients and the related idea of a sustainable food system. Some cookbook authors clearly advocate the seasonality ... More


New Directions and Virtues in Sustainable Materialist Movements

David Schlosberg and Luke Craven

in Sustainable Materialism: Environmental Movements and the Politics of Everyday Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198841500
eISBN:
9780191876981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841500.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Theory

After extensive examination of the specifically political motivations of sustainable materialist movements, this chapter focuses on what is new and unique about these movements, and what ... More


Feeding the Nation: The Making of Modern Food Provisioning

Susanne Freidberg

in French Beans and Food Scares: Culture and Commerce in an Anxious Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169607
eISBN:
9780197562185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169607.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

In the late 20th century, a time when many Europeans protested against the corporate conquest of their food shops and farmlands, the sentiments expressed above were no doubt commonplace. The ... More


Conclusion: From Sustainable Materialism to System Change

David Schlosberg and Luke Craven

in Sustainable Materialism: Environmental Movements and the Politics of Everyday Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198841500
eISBN:
9780191876981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841500.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Theory

We conclude with a discussion of the potential of the sustainable material movements we examine in local food systems, community energy, and sustainable fashion. The focus is on the breadth and ... More


Do sense memories make you happier?: Personal well-being, aromatherapy, and taste lessons in school

Cretien Van Campen and Julian Ross

in The Proust Effect: The Senses as Doorways to Lost Memories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199685875
eISBN:
9780191771675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685875.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Benefits of sense memories are shown in aromatherapy, and projects in primary schools. Aromatherapy helps people to unlock an emotional problem from their past through smell. In taste lessons in ... More


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