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Geoff Andrews - The Slow Food Story - 9780745327440 - V9780745327440
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The Slow Food Story

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Description for The Slow Food Story Paperback. A lively survey of the politics of the Slow Food movement, an antidote to our fast-moving, work-obsessed capitalist culture. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: JFC; JPW; KNDF. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 136 x 13. Weight in Grams: 248.
The Slow Food movement was set up in Italy as a response to the dominance of fast food chains, supermarkets and large-scale agribusiness. It seeks to defend what it calls 'the universal right to pleasure' and promotes an alternative approach to food production and consumption based on the promotion of 'good, clean and fair' local products. This is the first in-depth study of the fascinating politics of Slow Food, which in twenty years has grown into an international organisation with more than 80,000 members in over 100 countries. With its roots in the 1960s and 1970s ... Read more

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Pluto Press United Kingdom
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About Geoff Andrews
Geoff Andrews is the author The Slow Food Story (Pluto, 2008) and Not a Normal Country: Italy after Berlusconi (Pluto, 2005). He also writes for a range of newspapers, including the Financial Times, Open Democracy, and Soundings, for which he was an associate editor.

Reviews for The Slow Food Story
'The essential one-stop critical guide to the history, ideas, structure, and membership of the Slow Food movement'
John Dickie, Reader in Italian Studies, University College London 'Shows us that the concept of Slow Food is not just a practical necessity for survival but offers a glimpse of a transformative change for the better in the way we live our ... Read more

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