Food justice or food sovereignty? Understanding the rise of urban food movements in the USA

  title={Food justice or food sovereignty? Understanding the rise of urban food movements in the USA},
  author={J. Clendenning and W. Dressler and Carol Richards},
  journal={Agriculture and Human Values},
As world food and fuel prices threaten expanding urban populations, there is greater need for the urban poor to have access and claims over how and where food is produced and distributed. This is especially the case in marginalized urban settings where high proportions of the population are food insecure. The global movement for food sovereignty has been one attempt to reclaim rights and participation in the food system and challenge corporate food regimes. However, given its origins from the… Expand
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