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Download Food Democracy: From consumer to food citizen by Sue Booth, John Coveney PDF

By Sue Booth, John Coveney

This publication explores the hyperlinks among meals and democracy. It addresses how democratic ideas can be utilized to form our foodstuff approach and takes a realistic ‘how-to’ method of utilizing democratic strategies to regain keep an eye on of the meals we consume. It additionally highlights what nutrition democracy seems like at the floor and the way members, groups and societies could be empowered to entry, cook dinner and devour fit foodstuff in ways in which are sustainable.

Food democracy, as an idea, is a social circulate in response to the concept that humans can and will have the ability to actively perform shaping the meals method instead of being passive spectators. The booklet comes in handy for college and complex TAFE classes that disguise themes reading nutrients in healthiness sciences, social sciences and different components of analysis. it's also correct to overall healthiness practitioners, nutritionists, meals advocates, coverage makers and others with a willing curiosity in exploring a substitute for the economic nutrients method referred to as “Big Food.”

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In other words, the belief that a group of individuals has the capacity to take action and achieve desired results. Foster-Fishman et al. (2007) found that collective efficacy was predictive of levels of citizen participation in low-income areas. 5 How to Engage Community in Discussion on Food System Issues? Only through interaction can a shared sense of understanding and community develop, so finding common ground is essential. Building community consensus and action strategies occurs through providing community members with 44 6 Democracy at Work—From Consumers to Food Citizens opportunities for discourse, shared values, developing a common language and ­providing p­articipants with common knowledge to explore, influence, shape and redefine issues.

Topics for action are familiar to food democrats and include reducing food waste, using alternative food systems, growing your own food and eating sustainably (DoSomething! 2014a). Common to many alliances and campaigns is the use of electronic social media interfaces. Facebook, Blogspots and Twitter are being harnessed to focus consumers’ energy and action across the country. Extensions into social networking sites offer real-time opportunities for fast action on a large scale such as public meetings, seminars and boycotting food products.

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