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Worlds of Food: Place, Power, and Provenance in the Food Chain

Kevin Morgan, Terry Marsden, and Jonathan Murdoch

Abstract

From farm to fork, the conventional food chain is under enormous pressure to respond to a whole series of new challenges - food scares in rich countries, food security concerns in poor countries, and a burgeoning problem of obesity in all countries. As more and more people demand to know where their food comes from, and how it is produced, issues of place, power, and provenance assume increasing significance for producers, consumers, and regulators, challenging the corporate forces that shape the 'placeless foodscape'. Far from being confined to niche products, questions about the origins of f ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199271580
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199271580.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kevin Morgan, author

Terry Marsden, author

Jonathan Murdoch, author