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Caroline Merrifield

Yale University

Caroline Merrifield received her PhD in anthropology from Yale University in 2018. She is currently a lecturer in East Asian studies at Yale.

Articles by Caroline Merrifield

Politics

Food Safety, Political Legitimacy, and Community in China

Thursday, August 16, 2018

In reaction to a seemingly neverending torrent of food safety scandals, an alternative food movement is growing in China. This has implications not just in the country’s food supply system, but also in domestic politics and community-building.