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By Amy Trauger

Food sovereignty is an rising discourse of empowerment and autonomy within the foodstuff method with the advance of linked practices in rural and a few city areas. whereas literature on nutrition sovereignty has proliferated because the first utilization of the time period in 1996 on the Rome meals Summit, such a lot has been descriptive instead of explanatory in nature, and infrequently confuses nutrition sovereignty with different hobbies and goals akin to substitute nutrients networks, foodstuff justice, or nutrition self-sufficiency. 

This e-book is a suite of empirically wealthy and theoretically engaged papers throughout a huge geographical spectrum reflecting on what constitutes the politics and practices of foodstuff sovereignty. They give a contribution to a theoretical hole within the nutrients sovereignty literature in addition to a relative scarcity of empirical paintings on meals sovereignty within the worldwide "North", a lot past paintings having focussed on Latin the USA. particular case experiences are integrated from Canada, Norway, Switzerland, southern Europe, united kingdom and united states, in addition to Africa, India and Ecuador. 

The e-book offers new learn at the emergence of nutrients sovereignties. It deals a large choice of empirical examples and a theoretically engaged framework for explaining the goals of actors and firms operating towards autonomy and democracy within the nutrients process.

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