Tangled Routes

Tangled Routes

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Tangled Routes follows a corporate tomato from a Mexican field through the United States to a Canadian table, examining in its wake the dynamic relationship between production and consumption, work and technology, health and environment, bio-diversity and cultural diversity. Three case studiesa€”a Mexican agribusiness, a Canadian supermarket, and a U.S.-owned fast-food restauranta€”offer a view of globalization from above (corporate profiles), globalization from below (stories of women who plant, pick, pack, scan, slice, and sell tomatoes), and qthe other globalizationq (acts of resistance and alternatives to the corporate model).... with the condition that the company control its interior decorating.17 Imagine a newborn opening her eyes for the first ... at the service centers on the trans- Canada highway, building eighty-one outlets in the Toronto-based Skydome stadium, anbsp;...

Title:Tangled Routes
Author:Deborah Barndt
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2002-01-01


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