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    Social Justice-Oriented Narratives in European Urban Food Strategies: Bringing Forward Redistribution, Recognition and Representation.Sara A. L. Smaal, Joost Dessein, Barend J. Wind & Elke Rogge - 2020 - Agriculture and Human Values 38 (3):709-727.
    More and more cities develop urban food strategies to guide their efforts and practices towards more sustainable food systems. An emerging theme shaping these food policy endeavours, especially prominent in North and South America, concerns the enhancement of social justice within food systems. To operationalise this theme in a European urban food governance context we adopt Nancy Fraser’s three-dimensional theory of justice: economic redistribution, cultural recognition and political representation. In this paper, we discuss the findings of an exploratory document analysis (...)
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    When Technology is More Than Instrumental: How Ethical Concerns in EU Agriculture Co-Evolve with the Development of GM Crops.Joost Dessein, Guido Huylenbroeck, Gert Goeminne & Linde Inghelbrecht - 2017 - Agriculture and Human Values 34 (3):543-557.
    Being more than mere passive objects used at human will, technologies co-determine the values and structures that shape the EU agricultural system. Technologies actively shape human interpretation, human action and co-shape our moral standards and routines. It is therefore important to account for the moral significance of agricultural technologies when characterising the structures in place within EU agriculture as well as when trying to understand why a particular agricultural technology is favoured or strongly opposed. From this perspective on technology, an (...)
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    Relating Inclusive Innovations to Indigenous and Local Knowledge: A Conceptual Framework.Branwen Peddi, David Ludwig & Joost Dessein - forthcoming - Agriculture and Human Values:1-14.
    The concept of inclusive innovation has become widely embraced in the agricultural domain and promises to overcome traditional innovation paradigms by emphasizing more balanced, sustainable, and just human-environmental relations. Indigenous and local knowledge play an increasingly important role in debates about inclusive innovation, highlighting the diversity of relevant actors and marginalized perspectives. At the same time, the positioning of Indigenous and local knowledge in innovation processes remains ambiguous and contested. This article addresses this positioning in the context of inclusive agricultural (...)
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