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“If you build it with them, they will come”: What makes a supermarket intervention successful in a food desert?

Abstract:

Using 71 planned supermarket interventions in food deserts, this study assesses the interplay between regional geography, management models, policy drivers, financing, and timing. We find that community engagement and cooperative management models are important factors to opening and sustaining a new store, contributing to subsequent improvements in the foodscape, built environment, and diet‐related health. Findings show that none of the nonprofit or community‐driven stores have closed wherea...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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Publisher copy:
10.1002/pa.1863

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Brinkley, C More by this author
Glennie, C More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy and Intervention
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Public Affairs Journal website
Acceptance date:
2018-08-14
DOI:
EISSN:
1479-1854
ISSN:
1472-3891
Pubs id:
pubs:975012
URN:
uri:e699009f-16d7-4322-a196-4aa9bade4699
UUID:
uuid:e699009f-16d7-4322-a196-4aa9bade4699
Local pid:
pubs:975012

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