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The Reconstruction of Local Food Knowledge in the Isle of Skye, Scotland

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Lorna Dargan

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Abstract

Bringing together a range of case studies from Ireland, Scotland, Sweden, Germany, Norway, Poland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Greece, this book compares and contrasts different models of food re-localization. The richness and complexity of the international case studies provide a broad understanding of the characteristics of the re-localization movement, while the analysis of knowledge forms and dynamics provides an innovative new theoretical approach. Each of the national teams work on the basis of an agreed common framework, resulting in a strongly coherent and comprehensive continental overview. This shows how the actors involved are pursuing their objectives in different regional and national contexts, re-embedding, socially and ecologically, the relation between food production, consumption and places.


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Author(s): Dargan L, Harris E

Editor(s): Fonte, M., Papadopoulos, A.

Publication type: Book Chapter

Book Title: Naming Food After Places: Food Relocalisation and Knowledge Dynamics in Rural Development

Year: 2010

Pages: 77-98

Publisher: Ashgate

Place Published: London, UK

Library holdings: Search Newcastle University Library for this item

ISBN: 9780754677185


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