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By Stephen Sherwood,Alberto Arce,Myriam Paredes

In contemporary years, nutrients stories scholarship has tended to target a couple of more and more summary, mostly unquestioned ideas in regards to how capital, markets and states set up and function. This has resulted in a gulf among public coverage and people’s realities with nutrition as skilled in houses and at the streets. via grounded case experiences in seven Latin American nations, this e-book explores how improvement and social swap in nutrition and agriculture are essentially experiential, contingent and unpredictable.

In viewing improvement in meals as a socio-political-material event, the authors locate new items, intersubjectivities and institutions. those display a multiplicity of processes, effects and impacts principally absent in present educational literature and public coverage debates. of their recognition to the contingency and creativity present in families, neighbourhoods and social networks, in addition to on the borders of human–nonhuman adventure, the e-book explores how humans diversely meet their meals wishes and passions whereas confronting the region’s so much urgent social, health and wellbeing and environmental concerns.

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