Urban Political Ecology

Moving the Field of Food Justice Forward Through the Lens of Urban Political Ecology

Food justice has emerged as a powerful social movement across the USA as well as an increasingly studied academic concept. In many circumstances, the food justice movement operates to reject the neoliberal mechanisms that dominate today’ s food system, but simultaneously needs to operate within this system (to a degree) in order to exist. The movement’ s engagement with larger neoliberal structures, such as the increasingly consolidated transnational food retail industry, can lead to it being co-opted. For instance, selective patronage campaigns [...]

By | 2018-01-30T17:57:31+00:00 April 19th, 2014|Just Sustainabilities|0 Comments