Eating up the social ladder: the problem of dietary aspirations for food sovereignty

@article{Steckley2016EatingUT,
  title={Eating up the social ladder: the problem of dietary aspirations for food sovereignty},
  author={Marylynn Steckley},
  journal={Agriculture and Human Values},
  year={2016},
  volume={33},
  pages={549-562}
}
In Haiti, as in many developing countries, the prospect of enhancing food sovereignty faces serious structural constraints. In particular, trade liberalization has deepened patterns of food import dependence and the export orientation of peasant farming. But there are also powerful cultural dimensions to food import dependence that further problematize the challenge of pro-poor agrarian change. Food cultures are sometimes underappreciated in the food sovereignty literature, which tends to… 

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