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Published on Sep 1, 2018in British Journal of Sociology 1.89
Emily Huddart Kennedy8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Washington State University),
Josée Johnston18
Estimated H-index: 18
(University of Toronto),
John R. Parkins19
Estimated H-index: 19
(University of Alberta)
Non-confrontational engagement practices like ethical consumption are a popular form of everyday politics. Existing research into these practices offers positive evaluations (highlighting the value of everyday engagement in public life) and critical perspectives (questioning whether myriad small acts can address structural barriers to equity and sustainability). Meanwhile, less emphasis has been placed on understanding the underlying ideals and motivations for political action that seeks to avoi...
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Published on Oct 18, 2017in PLOS ONE 2.77
Caspar A. Hallmann7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Radboud University Nijmegen),
Martin Sorg1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 9 AuthorsThomas Hörren1
Estimated H-index: 1
Global declines in insects have sparked wide interest among scientists, politicians, and the general public. Loss of insect diversity and abundance is expected to provoke cascading effects on food webs and to jeopardize ecosystem services. Our understanding of the extent and underlying causes of this decline is based on the abundance of single species or taxonomic groups only, rather than changes in insect biomass which is more relevant for ecological functioning. Here, we used a standardized pr...
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Published on May 26, 2017
Shyon Baumann12
Estimated H-index: 12
(University of Toronto),
Athena Engman3
Estimated H-index: 3
+ 1 AuthorsJosée Johnston18
Estimated H-index: 18
We extend prior research on “ethical” food consumption by examining how motivations can vary across demographic groups and across kinds of ethical foods simultaneously. Based on a survey of food shoppers in Toronto, we find that parents with children under the age of 5 are most likely to report intention to purchase organic foods and to be primarily motivated by health and taste concerns. In contrast, intention to purchase local food is motivated by collectivist concerns – the environment and su...
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Published on Mar 1, 2017in Agriculture and Human Values 2.57
Eleni Papaoikonomou8
Estimated H-index: 8
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Matías Ginieis3
Estimated H-index: 3
Abstract Local food systems (LFSs) have grown in popularity around the world in recent years. Their framing often emphasizes the re-connection of producers and consumers against the “faceless” and “placeless” industrial agriculture. However, previous research suggests that such romanticized narratives may not keep up with reality. This relates to the transformative potential of LFSs and to whether they actually generate alternative modes of social organization that challenge problematic aspects ...
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Published on Feb 1, 2017in Environment International 7.30
Muhammad Adeel9
Estimated H-index: 9
(Shenyang University),
Xiaoming Song2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Shenyang University)
+ 2 AuthorsYuesuo Yang12
Estimated H-index: 12
(Shenyang University)
Abstract Background Since the inception of global industrialization, steroidal estrogens have become an emerging and serious concern. Worldwide, steroid estrogens including estrone, estradiol and estriol, pose serious threats to soil, plants, water resources and humans. Indeed, estrogens have gained notable attention in recent years, due to their rapidly increasing concentrations in soil and water all over the world. Concern has been expressed regarding the entry of estrogens into the human food...
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Published on Jan 1, 2017in Environment and Planning A
J. Dara Bloom5
Estimated H-index: 5
(North Carolina State University),
C. Clare Hinrichs16
Estimated H-index: 16
(Pennsylvania State University)
With its corresponding concepts of societal, territorial, and network embeddedness, firm embeddedness offers a theoretical framework for analyzing how retailers develop strategies and business models determined by their home country context, but also adapted to new places, consumers, and networks. This paper uses firm embeddedness to examine food retailer adaptation within a changing home market, focusing on Wal-Mart’s efforts to implement local produce sourcing in the U.S. Growing consumer in...
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Published on Oct 1, 2016
André Braz Golgher1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais),
Paul R. Voss6
Estimated H-index: 6
(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
This paper briefly reviews how to derive and interpret coefficients of spatial regression models, including topics of direct and indirect (spatial spillover) effects. These topics have been addressed in the spatial econometric literature over the past 5–6 years, but often at a level sometimes difficult for students new to the field. Our goal is to overcome this handicap by carefully presenting the mathematics behind these spatial effects and clearly illustrating how they work using two small fic...
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Published on Feb 1, 2016in Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 1.70
A.L. Beam1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service),
Dawn D. Thilmany17
Estimated H-index: 17
(Colorado State University)
+ 3 AuthorsFrancisco Olea-Popelka14
Estimated H-index: 14
(Colorado State University)
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Published on Jan 22, 2016in Energies 2.68
Yuan Chang15
Estimated H-index: 15
(Central University of Finance and Economics),
Guijun Li1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Northwestern University)
+ 2 AuthorsChang Yu10
Estimated H-index: 10
(Central University of Finance and Economics)
Water, energy, and food are lifelines for modern societies. The continuously rising world population, growing desires for higher living standards, and inextricable links among the three sectors make the water-energy-food (WEF) nexus a vibrant research pursuit. For the integrated delivery of WEF systems, quantifying WEF connections helps understand synergies and trade-offs across the water, energy, and food sectors, and thus is a critical initial step toward integrated WEF nexus modeling and mana...
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Published on Jan 1, 2016
R. E. Hester32
Estimated H-index: 32
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Roy M. Harrison89
Estimated H-index: 89
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