From techno-corporate food to alternative agri-food movements

Scrinis, G 2007, 'From techno-corporate food to alternative agri-food movements', Local Global, vol. 4, pp. 112-140.


Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Journal Articles

Title From techno-corporate food to alternative agri-food movements
Author(s) Scrinis, G
Year 2007
Journal name Local Global
Volume number 4
Start page 112
End page 140
Total pages 28
Publisher RMIT University, Globalism Institute
Abstract This paper presents a broad overview of the global agri-food system, including the sectors of agricultural production, food processing and retailing. It contrasts the practices, technologies, knowledge forms and structures of the dominant agri-food system with a range of alternative agri-food initiatives, such as organic agriculture, fair-trade and food localization movements. A number of concepts and categories are introduced to identify the character of various forms of food production and consumption, particularly with reference to technological forms.
Subject Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified
ISSN 1832-6919
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