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The Rise of Food Charity in Europe$
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Hannah Lambie-Mumford and Tiina Silvasti

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781447340003

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.001.0001

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Food banks in the Netherlands stepping up to the plate: shifting moral and practical responsibilities

Food banks in the Netherlands stepping up to the plate: shifting moral and practical responsibilities

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(p.111) 4 Food banks in the Netherlands stepping up to the plate: shifting moral and practical responsibilities
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The Rise of Food Charity in Europe
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Hilje van der Horst

Leon Pijnenburg

Amy Markus

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0005

This chapter forms the land case study for the Netherlands. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in the Netherlands: • the history of food charity in the national context and the relationship between the welfare state and charities; • the nature of and drivers behind contemporary food charity provision; • key changes in social policy and their impact on rising charitable food provision; • and the social justice implications of increasing need for charitable assistance with food. The chapter concludes with critical reflections on the future direction of food charity provision in the Netherlands and the implications of this.

Keywords:   Netherlands, Food charity, Welfare reform, Social policy, Social justice

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