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Food Security Twists and Turns: Why Food Systems need Complex Governance

Tim Lang and John Ingram

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Tipping points and nudges are favoured metaphors of politicians seeking to make sense of complex topics. Food security is possibly the first major challenge for tipping points, combining the politics ... More


Contented Customers in a Supermarket of Possibilities

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0096
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

It is astonishing that modern Western medicine works for the Chinese and the traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) works for the citizens of industrialized Western nations. This indicates a cultural ... More


Dressing for the Revolution

Kate Coleman

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter provides another recount of experience as a student activist in the Free Speech Movement (FSM) at the University of California, Berkeley. It discusses the author's ... More


Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Shane Hamilton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This innovative history of supermarkets describes the role of food and agriculture during and after the Cold War. American business leaders and political figures deployed American supermarkets around ... More


The Value of Competitive Advantage

John Kay

in Foundations of Corporate Success: How Business Strategies Add Value

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289883
eISBN:
9780191718205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828988X.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Using examples from supermarket chains, car manufacturers, and banks, this chapter explains how competitive advantage can be quantified in the form of added value or economic rent. It is then ... More


The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England

James Nicholls

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077050
eISBN:
9781781702758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077050.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Questions about drink — how it is used, how it should be regulated, and the social risks it presents — have been a source of sustained and heated dispute in recent years. This book puts these ... More


Food Retailing, Supermarkets, and Food Security: Highlights from Latin America *

Mehmet Arda

in Food Security: Indicators, Measurement, and the Impact of Trade Openness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236558
eISBN:
9780191717031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236558.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The importance of supermarkets in the world food economy has increased radically since the early 1990s. They are now major sellers and buyers of food items not only in developed but also in ... More


Adding Value

John Kay

in Foundations of Corporate Success: How Business Strategies Add Value

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289883
eISBN:
9780191718205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828988X.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Using the example of six British supermarket chains, different measures of corporate performance are evaluated while their strengths and weaknesses are discussed. Added value is identified as the ... More


Competitive Advantage

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Using the example of six British supermarket chains, competitive advantage is explained and quantified. When there is no explicit comparator, competitive advantage can be measured in relation to the ... More


Site Reading: Fiction, Art, Social Form

David J. Alworth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183343
eISBN:
9781400873807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183343.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a new method of literary and cultural interpretation and a new theory of narrative setting by examining five sites—supermarkets, dumps, roads, ruins, and asylums—that have been ... More


Black Food Geographies: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

Ashanté M. Reese

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651507
eISBN:
9781469651521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651507.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this book, Ashanté M. Reese makes clear the structural forces that determine food access in urban areas, highlighting Black residents’ navigation of and resistance to unequal food distribution ... More


US Retailing and its Global Diffusion

Misha Petrovic

in The Market Makers: How Retailers are Reshaping the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590179
eISBN:
9780191724893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590179.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

In this chapter, Misha Petrovic addresses the globalization of US retailers, as both buyers of goods from suppliers and sellers of goods to consumers around the world. First tracing the history of ... More


The Global Spread of Modern Food Retailing

Benjamin Senauer and Thomas Reardon

in The Market Makers: How Retailers are Reshaping the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590179
eISBN:
9780191724893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590179.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

In this chapter, Benjamin Senauer and Thomas Reardon examine the transformation of food industries and supermarket retailing. This industry is leading edge in the diffusion of global retailing ... More


Introduction

Shane Hamilton

in Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces the concept of the Farms Race and how it links to the weaponization of American supermarkets during the Cold War. The connections between supermarket retailing and industrial ... More


Machines for Selling

Shane Hamilton

in Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The first chapter maps out the power structures of midcentury American supermarketing, exposing the essential lie of the notion that supermarkets were mere products of “free enterprise.” The focus is ... More


Supermercado USA

Shane Hamilton

in Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the first formal effort to use American-style supermarkets as anticommunist weapons. In 1947, Nelson A. Rockefeller launched a for-profit development corporation with the ... More


Socialist Supermarkets and “Peaceful Competition”

Shane Hamilton

in Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Eastern Europe, highlighting the ways in which the communist contestants in the Farms Race pursued noncapitalist goals in the economic battles of the Cold War. Supermarket ... More


Food Power and the Global Supermarket

Shane Hamilton

in Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how U.S. transnational agribusiness corporations demonstrated U.S. farm and food power to the world from the 1960s into the 1980s. In earlier decades of the Farms Race, U.S. ... More


Epilogue

Shane Hamilton

in Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The epilogue centers on the question of how the contemporary world of global agribusiness differs, but also builds upon, the structures of the Cold War Farms Race. A brief discussion of Walmart’s ... More


Entrance

Andrew Warnes

in How the Shopping Cart Explains Global Consumerism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295285
eISBN:
9780520968097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295285.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The introduction argues that reports of the death of the shopping cart have been exaggerated. Online versions of the contraption have not supplanted the physical originals but exist alongside them. ... More


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