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Trust in food: a comparative and institutional analysis

Author: Kjaernes, Unni ; Harvey, Mark ; Warde, AlanPublisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 228 p. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 1403998914Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Trust in Food A Comparative and Institutional Analysis Contents List of Tables List of Figures Acknowledgements viii ix 1 Introduction: Problematizing Trust in Food 1.1 Food on the agenda as an issue of consumer trust 1.2 How can we understand consumer distrust in food? 1.3 Different ways of understanding what `à consumer' is 1.4 Trust as social and relational 1.5 Outlining the structure of the book 1 1 4 9 11 16 2 Trust and Food Consumption: Theoretical Approaches 2.1 Cognitive trust: Individuals and the role of information 2.2 Distrust in risk society: A question of uncertainty? 2.3 Trust as social 2.4 The institutionalization of food consumption: Habits and routines 2.5 Trust and institutional performance 2.6 Institutionalized relationships of trust 2.7 Determinants of trust in institutionalized arrangements 2.8 Forms of institutionalization and forms of trust in contemporary food markets 18 19 21 23 25 27 29 34 37 3 Enquiring into Trust: Some Methodological Considerations 3.1 The project 3.2 The nature of the comparative institutional method 41 42 47 3.3 The quantitative survey empirical approach 3.4 Conclusion 54 56 4 Variations in Popular Trust 4.1 Public opinion on trust in food 4.2 Indicators of trust in food 57 57 58 5 Culture and Performance: Trust in Meat 5.1 The politics of meat consumption 5.2 The analysis of dimensions of trust in meat 5.3 Cultural influences on trust in meat 5.4 The effects of institutional performance 5.5 Concluding remarks 78 78 80 83 86 89 6 Mobilizations of the Consumer 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Locating the consumer 6.3 Shopping strategies 6.4 Mobilizations of the consumer 6.5 Consumer organizations 6.6 Consumer activism and perceptions of responsibility 6.7. Active individuals 6.8 The voice of individuals 6.9 Eating, purchasing and protesting: The limits of consumer power 6.10 Conclusion 93 93 94 99 102 104 105 107 108 111 115 7 Buying into Food 7.1 Variation in the institutionalization of consumption 7.2 Variation in provisioning systems 7.3 Putting the relationship back together 118 121 130 138 8 The State and Triangular Affairs of Trust 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Variations in state regulatory relationships 8.3 Regulatory reforms 8.4 Regulation and trust: Comparing national configurations 142 142 144 151 155 9 Conditions for Trust in Food 9.1 Complex relationships, emergent trust and distrust 9.2 Institutionalization and societal configurations 9.3 Public opinion and trust 9.4 Institutionalization of distrust 9.5 Trust and distrust and their types 9.6 Configurations and combinations of trust 163 163 166 169 171 177 181 10 Explaining Trust in Food 10.1 Food nations 10.2 Limitations of individualist and risk perspectives 10.3 Towards a socio-institutional explanation 10.4 Establishing and restoring confidence 185 185 188 191 198 Notes Bibliography Index 203 210 221

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