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By Stephen Sherwood,Alberto Arce,Myriam Paredes

In contemporary years, foodstuff experiences scholarship has tended to target a couple of more and more summary, principally unquestioned options with reference to how capital, markets and states arrange and function. This has resulted in a gulf among public coverage and people’s realities with foodstuff as skilled in houses and at the streets. via grounded case reports in seven Latin American nations, this booklet explores how improvement and social swap in foodstuff and agriculture are essentially experiential, contingent and unpredictable.


In viewing improvement in meals as a socio-political-material event, the authors locate new items, intersubjectivities and institutions. those display a multiplicity of processes, effects and impacts principally absent in present educational literature and public coverage debates. of their cognizance to the contingency and creativity present in families, neighbourhoods and social networks, in addition to on the borders of human–nonhuman adventure, the ebook explores how humans diversely meet their nutrition wishes and passions whereas confronting the region’s so much urgent social, future health and environmental concerns.

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