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Towards political ecologies of food

Political ecology approaches are relatively absent from food systems research. With deep inequalities in food production, distribution and consumption, the study of power asymmetries is central to food justice and the co-creation of alternative futures.

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Jacobi, J., Villavicencio Valdez, G.V. & Benabderrazik, K. Towards political ecologies of food. Nat Food 2, 835–837 (2021).

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