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Diverse food economies or multi-variant capitalism: the community dynamic shaping contemporary-food systems

Dixon, Jane


Community practices are being rehabilitated and reinvigorated due to a set of extraordinary historical circumstances. This paper focuses on the various types of community practice, community discourse, and communitarian reference points influencing national food system dynamics. It begins by illustrating how corporate-dominated food systems have appropriated community concerns and motifs for profit, and describes several of the many counter-responses to corporate-dominated systems. These...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Community Development Journal
DOI: 10.1093/cdj/bsq046


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