'We don't want to manage poverty': community groups politicise food insecurity and charitable food donations.

@article{Rock2006WeDW,
  title={'We don't want to manage poverty': community groups politicise food insecurity and charitable food donations.},
  author={Melanie J Rock},
  journal={Promotion & education},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={36-41}
}
Charitable assistance is a common response to food insecurity in many affluent countries. The coalition featured in this case study is explicitly concerned with social justice, mitigating the potential for charitable assistance to mask the extent of food insecurity, its root causes and its long-term consequences. The coalition structure has assisted community workers in transcending day-to-day routines, so as to reflect on the politics of food insecurity and institutionalised responses to this… CONTINUE READING