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The rise of supermarkets and asymmetries of economic power.

Harvey, M (2007) 'The rise of supermarkets and asymmetries of economic power.' In: Burch, D and Lawrence, G, (eds.) Supermarkets and agri-food supply chains: transformations in the production and consumption of foods. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, 51 - 73. ISBN 9781781008546

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Abstract

This chapter distinguishes between the various power configurations in UK food retailing. It is suggested that different power configurations have a different spatial presence and that there are different dynamics at work rather than one uniform process of globalization. It is pointed out that aspects of politics and regulation, as well as cultural representation, clearly interact and involve yet more complex causal accounts.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology, Department of
Depositing User: Elena Pupaza
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2015 12:57
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 17:48
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/10423

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