Tag archive for Social Inclusion

Food Justice Movements: Policy, Planning, and Networks

Abstract: This article examines the emergence of food justice movements through the lens of social movement theories, which emphasize the politics of place as a resource and strategies of networked

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Food Citizenship and Community Food Security: Lessons from Toronto, Canada

Abstract: The Toronto Food Policy Council (TFPC) was created in 1990 as a vehicle for “food citizenship.” Its creators challenged the assumptions that hunger was mainly a problem of income

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The Citizen-Consumer Hybrid: Ideological Tensions and the Case of the Whole Foods Market

Abstract: Ethical consumer discourse is organized around the idea that shopping, and particularly food shopping, is a way to create progressive social change. A key component of this discourse is

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Tending Cultural Landscapes and Food Citizenship in Toronto’s Community Gardens

Abstract: Scattered throughout the city of Toronto are community gardens, sites of place-based politics connected to the community food-security movement. The gardens, spaces where passions for plants and food are

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