Tangled Routes: Women, Work, and Globalization on the Tomato Trail

Tangled Routes Women Work and Globalization on the Tomato Trail Where does our food come from Whose hands have planted cultivated picked packed processed transported scanned sold sliced and cooked it What production practices have transformed it from seed

  • Title: Tangled Routes: Women, Work, and Globalization on the Tomato Trail
  • Author: Deborah Barndt
  • ISBN: 9780742555563
  • Page: 408
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Where does our food come from Whose hands have planted, cultivated, picked, packed, processed, transported, scanned, sold, sliced, and cooked it What production practices have transformed it from seed to fruit, from fresh to processed form Who decides what is grown and how What are the effects of those decisions on our health and the health of the planet Tangled RouteWhere does our food come from Whose hands have planted, cultivated, picked, packed, processed, transported, scanned, sold, sliced, and cooked it What production practices have transformed it from seed to fruit, from fresh to processed form Who decides what is grown and how What are the effects of those decisions on our health and the health of the planet Tangled Routes tackles these fascinating questions and demystifies globalization by tracing the long journey of a corporate tomato from a Mexican field to a Canadian fast food restaurant Through an interdisciplinary lens, Deborah Barndt examines the dynamic relationships between production and consumption, work and technology, biodiversity and cultural diversity, and health and environment A globalization from above perspective is reflected in the corporate agendas of a Mexican agribusiness, the U.S based McDonald s chain, and Canadian based Loblaws supermarkets The women workers on the front line of these businesses offer a humanized globalization from below perspective, while yet another globalization is revealed through examples of resistance and local alternatives This revised and updated edition highlights developments since the turn of the millennium, in particular the deepening economic integration of the NAFTA countries as well as the growing questioning of NAFTA s consequences and the crafting of alternatives built on foundations of sustainability and justice.

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    1. I don't think I have ever related to a school book this much. For my second semester in USA as an international student it was time for me to specify some sociology classes (my major). My first choice was of course to take the class "Global Culture, Sociology 35" and I do not regret it. This book was the main book and it's in my shelf at home today (no way I could sell it back!)The author Deborah barndt was researching the people behind the life of a single tomato, the so called "tomato trail" f [...]

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