Whiteness and Farmers Markets: Performances, Perpetuations … Contestations?

@article{Alkon2011WhitenessAF,
  title={Whiteness and Farmers Markets: Performances, Perpetuations … Contestations?},
  author={A. Alkon and C. McCullen},
  journal={Antipode},
  year={2011},
  volume={43},
  pages={937-959}
}
Abstract:  Academics and activists highlight the potential for alternative agrifood movements to contribute to the evolving coalescence of justice and sustainability. This potential, however, is constrained by what scholars have identified as the prevalent whiteness of such movements. This paper uses ethnographic research at two northern California farmers markets to investigate how whiteness is performed and perpetuated through the movements’ discourses and practices. We found that many… Expand
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