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Forcing the Spring: The Transformation of the American Environmental Movement
"Forcing the Spring" challenges standard histories of the environmental movement by offering a broad and inclusive interpretation of past environmentalist thought and a sweeping redefinition of theExpand
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Food Access, Availability, and Affordability in 3 Los Angeles Communities, Project CAFE, 2004-2006
Introduction Racial/ethnic minority communities are at increasingly high risk for chronic diseases related to obesity. Access to stores that sell affordable, nutritious food is a prerequisite forExpand
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Farm-to-School
Farm-to-school is a new, innovative strategy with multiple planning-related objectives. The article evaluates the significance of farm-to-school in relation to improving the health and nutrition ofExpand
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Community food security and environmental justice: Searching for a common discourse
Community food security and environmental justice are parallel social movements interested in equity and justice and system-wide factors. They share a concern for issues of daily life and the need toExpand
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Homeward Bound: Food-Related Transportation Strategies in Low Income and Transit Dependent Communities
In 1993, a UCLA research team published a comprehensive study of the food system, Seeds of Change: Strategies for Food Security for the Inner City. The study included a detailed case study evaluatingExpand
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Environmentalism Unbound: Exploring New Pathways for Change
In Environmentalism Unbound, Robert Gottlieb proposes a new strategy for social and environmental change that involves reframing and linking the movements for environmental justice and pollutionExpand
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“FIRST FEED THE FACE”: ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND COMMUNITY FOOD SECURITY
Environmental justice and community food security represent parallel though largely separate movements whose linkage would help establish a new community development, environmental, andExpand
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A Life of its Own: The Politics and Power of Water
Since colonial times, water has inspired concern and contention in the United States. Now a member of the powerful Metropolitan Water Board of Southern California tells the fascinating story of theExpand
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Community Food Security: Policies for a More Sustainable Food System in the Context of the 1995 Farm Bill and Beyond
During the 1985 and 1990 Farm Bill debates, a movement emerged that sought to incorporate the goals of sustainable agriculture into legislation. As a consequence of this coalition-building process,Expand
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