Essays about: "food democracy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words food democracy.

  1. 1. An ecosystem for alternative food networks in Uppsala : With social innovation towards food democracy

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Veronika Tietz; [2021]
    Keywords : alternative food networks; local food system transformation; social innovation; sustainable transition; food democracy;

    Abstract : Sustainable food system transition (SFST) is an inevitable aim for the world’s societies to tackle global challenges caused by industrial, neo-liberal food industries such as climate change, biodiversity loss, food inequality and so forth. The social dimension of sustainable transitions is too often neglected by political decision makers and global corporations, highlighting the necessity for more attention regarding active participation of citizens to solve societal food related challenges in their regions. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Costs of Modernity : How a historical steampunk fantasy such as The Kingston Cycle can successfully portray the intersectional origins of the Capitalocene

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Lisa Persson Örtman; [2021]
    Keywords : the Capitalocene; the Anthropocene; historical fantasy; steampunk; speculative fiction; genre;

    Abstract : There is a growing recognition of the interconnectedness of the crises of food, water, democracy and climate change as stemming from the capitalist hunt for modernity and progress. As climate change is thus not only so complex, but urgent, the question of a successful portrayal of it for an enhanced understanding and subsequent action becomes vital. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bridging the gap between food production and consumption : how alternative food networks forage the Berlin Foodscape

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Magdalena Knobel; [2021]
    Keywords : alternative food networks; foodscape; local food; inclusion; participation; urban food policy;

    Abstract : Venturing into bridging the gap between food production and consumption, metropolitan Alternative Food Networks (AFNs) are increasingly gaining momentum in the Global North. Nevertheless, people interested and participating in these initiatives form a rather homogenous group of highly educated and better-off consumers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sanctioning the sanctioned : A postcolonial perspective on the sanctions paradox

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Refka Hashim; [2020]
    Keywords : Economic Sanctions; Democracy; Human Rights; Imperialism; Postcolonialism; International law.;

    Abstract : The aim of this is to develop a theoretical framework for addressing the usage and effects of economic sanctions, through a postcolonial perspective on the human rights discourse, by examining how economic sanctions can be legitimized even though proven to be ineffective and harmful to civilians. The main theoretical framework is based on a postcolonial perspective on the human rights discourse and how it relates to liberalism, imperialism and international law - to further understand the role that economic sanctions has. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ydrebygdens livsmedelsstrategi : ett demokratiskt experiment för kommun och medborgare

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Hannes Norr; [2019]
    Keywords : deliberativ demokrati; kommun; civilsamhälle; medborgardialog; demokratiexperiment; livsmedelsstrategi;

    Abstract : De senaste decennierna har frågan om demokrati och medborgarinflytande på den kommunala nivån lyfts allt oftare inom den offentliga debatten. Staten menar att demokratin ska uppstå inte bara genom politiska val, utan även i samtalen mellan kommun och medborgare i mellanvalsperioderna. READ MORE