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Modernitet, tid, rum og økologiske fødevarenetværk

Kjeldsen, Chris (2004) Modernitet, tid, rum og økologiske fødevarenetværk. [Modernity, time, space and organic food networks.] PhD thesis, Aalborg Universitet , Institut for Økonomi, Politik og Forvaltning. .

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The title of the project is ”Modernity, time, space and organic food networks”. The empirical basis for the project is case-studies of four different alternative organic food networks. A fundamental assumption behind the project is that modernity causes disembedding, meaning functional differentiation and distanciation of food networks in time and space, which has potentially negative consequences socially as well as ecologically. The theme of the project can thus be summed up as four questions, which will be adressed in the thesis:
1.Does disembedding take place in alternative organic food networks?
2.If it does, how does disembedding take place?
3.Given that disembedding takes place, what are the driving forces?
4.Regardless if disembedding takes place or not, can the selected alternative organic food networks be said to integrate both social and ecological objectives in the production and consumption of organic food?

EPrint Type:Thesis
Thesis Type:PhD
Thesis Type:Ph.D. thesis
Keywords:modernity; time; space; organic food networks; embeddedness; time-space distanciation
Subjects: Food systems > Markets and trade
Food systems > Community development
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > Denmark
Research affiliation: Denmark > DARCOF II (2000-2005) > III.1 (COF) Consumer demand for organic foods
Denmark > SOAR - Research School for Organic Agriculture and Food Systems
Deposited By: Kjeldsen, Chris
ID Code:4005
Deposited On:22 Nov 2004
Last Modified:10 Aug 2012 09:20
Document Language:Danish/Dansk
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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