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Marginalizing Access to the Sustainable Food System : an examination of Oakland's minority districts / Camille Ruason Mata.

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Subject: Consumption (Economics) > United States.
Minorities > Nutrition > United States.
Food supply > United States.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780761860549
  • ISBN: 0761860541
  • ISBN: 1299874290
  • ISBN: 9781299874299
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (166 pages)
  • Publisher: Lanham : University Press of America, 2013.

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Formatted Contents Note: MARGINALIZING ACCESS TO THE SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: Framing the Indicators for Measuring Minority Food Access; 2. Community Food Security: An Evolving Concept; 3. Localizing Food Security: Oakland's Experience; 4. The History of Farming Access for Minority Farmers; 5. Historicizing Access to the Sustainable Food System through CSAs, Farmer's Markets, and Urban Gardens; 6. Summarizing Marginalization and Concluding Remarks; 7. Bibliography; About the Author.
Summary: This book is a comprehensive analysis of the barriers and opportunities confronting minority communities' ability to access healthy, fresh foods. Mata uses three minority districts in Oakland-Chinatown, Fruitvale, and West Oakland-to examine the patterns of marginalization in relation to the sustainable food system of the California Bay Area.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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