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Fast Food/Slow Food: The Cultural Economy of the Global Food System

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Wilk and his colleagues draw upon their own international field experience to examine how food systems are changing around the globe. The authors offer a cultural perspective that is mising in other economic and developmental studies, and provide rich ethnographic data on markets, industrial production, and food economies. This new book will appeal to professionals in econ ...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published August 24th 2006 by Altamira Press (first published January 1st 2006)
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what I got from this is that it is really difficult, because of the complexities, to have equitable (non-local) non-subsistence food-production/agriculturre - the simplest, and therefore perhaps guarding against 'expertism', way forward being the reverse

that said, how the hell would we arrive at such a situation ...
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