Food Poverty and Food Assistance. The Emergency Food System in Turin

Author/s Alessia Toldo
Publishing Year 2018 Issue 2018/115suppl. Language Italian
Pages 16 P. 82-97 File size 392 KB
DOI 10.3280/SUR2018-115-S1007
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The paper is part of the debate about food poverty, and it deals the theme through the practices. Using the conceptualization of foodscape, the paper will discuss the results of the research conducted on the emergency food system in Turin, in order to analyze the relationships between its elements (food, subjects, space and time). The analysis shows the opportunities of a new approach to the food emergency, involving the use of food and its symbolic values as a vehicle through which reconstruct socio-spatial relationships in order to get out of marginality and social exclusion.

Keywords: Food poverty, foodscapes, food, capabilities, socio-spatial relationship, Turin

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Alessia Toldo, Povertà e assistenza alimentare. Il sistema del cibo d’emergenza a Torino in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 115suppl./2018, pp 82-97, DOI: 10.3280/SUR2018-115-S1007