Civic Engagement in Food System Governance
A comparative perspective of American and British local food movements
The local food movement is one of the most active of current civil engagement social movements. This work presents primary evidence from over 900 documents, interviews, and participant observations, and provides the first descriptive history of local food movement national policy achievements in the US, from 1976 to 2013, and in the UK, from 1991 to 2013, together with reviews of both the American and British local food movements.
The comparative perspective shows that, over time, more effective strategies for national policy change required social-
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