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dc.contributor.editorAndrée, Peter
dc.contributor.editorClark, Jill K.
dc.contributor.editorLevkoe , Charles Z.
dc.contributor.editorLowitt, Kristen
dc.date.issued2019
dc.date.submitted2019-10-17 14:08:35
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T10:55:38Z
dc.identifier1004130
dc.identifierOCN: 1086609158
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/25951
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/38664
dc.description.abstractThis book offers insights into the governance of contemporary food systems and their ongoing transformation by social movements. As global food systems face multiple threats and challenges there is an opportunity for social movements and civil society to play a more active role in building social justice and ecological sustainability. Drawing on case studies from Canada, the United States, Europe, and New Zealand, this edited collection showcases promising ways forward for civil society actors to engage in governance. The authors address topics including: the variety of forms that governance engagement takes from multi-stakeholderism to co-governance to polycentrism/self-governance; the values and power dynamics that underpin these different types of governance processes; effective approaches for achieving desired values and goals; and, the broader relationships and networks that may be activated to support change. By examining and comparing a variety of governance innovations, at a range of scales, the book offers insights for those considering contemporary food systems and their ongoing transformation. It is suitable for food studies students and researchers within geography, environmental studies, anthropology, policy studies, planning, health sciences and sociology, and will also be of interest to policy makers and civil society organizations with a focus on food systems.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesRoutledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences
dc.subject.otherGovernance
dc.subject.othercontemporary food systems
dc.subject.othersocial movements
dc.titleCivil Society and Social Movements in Food System Governance
dc.typebook
oapen.relation.isPublishedByfa69b019-f4ee-4979-8d42-c6b6c476b5f0
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameTaylor & Francis
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitehttp://www.taylorandfrancis.com/
oapen.relation.isbn9780429503597
oapen.imprintRoutledge
oapen.pages216


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