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The Global restructuring of agro-food systems

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural industries.,
  • Food supply.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Philip McMichael.
    SeriesFood systems and agrarian change
    ContributionsMcMichael, Philip.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9000.5 .G588 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 303 p. ;
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1435950M
    ISBN 100801429404, 0801481562
    LC Control Number93048160

      He has also edited The Global Restructuring of Agro-Food Systems (Cornell University Press, ©), Food and Agrarian Orders in the World Economy (Praeger, ©), New Directions in the Sociology of Global Development (Emerald, ©), and Contesting Development: Critical Struggles for Social Change (Routledge, ©). He has also edited The Global Restructuring of Agro-Food Systems (Cornell University Press, ©), Food and Agrarian Orders in the World Economy (Praeger, ©), New Directions in the Sociology of Global Development (Emerald, ©), and Contesting Development: Critical Struggles for Social Change (Routledge, ©).2/5(2).

    The Global Restructuring of Agro-Food Systems: Gridiron Gourmet: Gender and Food at the Football Tailgate: Grocery Activism: The Radical History of Food Cooperatives in Minnesota: The Heritage Arena: Reinventing Cheese in the Italian Alps: As Thompson and Cowan () pointed out, most literature on commodity chains in the global agro-food system are dominated by a discussion of the process of local or regional integration into the.

    Recent analyses of the restructuring of the agro‐food system draw uncritically on the industrial restructuring literature, notably regulation theory and Fordism/post‐Fordism debates on. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "This book emerged from a workshop on 'Agrarian questions and the restructuring of the agro-food system' held on the Berkeley campus of the University of California, on September "--Ackn.


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Stressing the political foundations of global agro-food systems, it sheds light on such complex questions as whether today's changes in food and agrarian systems anticipate a new world order, or are merely efforts to preserve an old order in : Hardcover.

The Global Restructuring of Agro-Food Systems. Book Description: Across the world, food systems and agricultural systems are changing at a phenomenal rate. Widespread restructuring has not been confined to the production and distribution of food, though; many regions and even nations are undergoing social, political, and economic transformation as well.

This book presents the proceedings of a workshop held at the Rural Sociological Society meetings in Columbus, Ohio, in the summer of The topic addressed was the food system and agrarian change in the late twentieth century. Most papers focus on the period of global restructuring from the s to the early s.

The papers are divided between four sections, the first of which (three. He has also edited The Global Restructuring of Agro-Food Systems (Cornell University Press, ©), Food and Agrarian Orders in the World Economy (Praeger, ©), New Directions in the Sociology of Global Development (Emerald, ©), and Contesting Development: Critical Struggles for Social Change (Routledge, ©).Cited by:   Globalising Food provides an innovative contribution to the area of political economy of agriculture, food and consumption through a revealing investigation of the globalisation and restructuring of localised agricultural sectors and food systems.

The book draws on new theoretical perspectives and wide-ranging case studies from Britain, the USA, India, South Africa, New Zealand Book Edition: 1st Edition. He has also edited The Global Restructuring of Agro-Food Systems (Cornell University Press, ©), Food and Agrarian Orders in the World Economy (Praeger, ©), New Directions in the Sociology of Global Development (Emerald, ©), and Contesting Development: Critical Struggles for Social Change (Routledge, ©).Reviews: The Global Restructuring of Agro-Food Systems.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or Author: Philip Mcmichael. global restructuring of agri-food chains with an analysis of livelihoods.

This analysis reveals that the main impacts of increasingly globalised and indus-trialised food systems are diverging rural worlds and the increasing concentra-tion of power over the entire food chain in the hands of a few transnational actors.

agro-food system Source: A Dictionary of Human Geography Author(s): Alisdair Rogers, Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin.

The totality of actors involved in the production, distribution, and consumption of food, the relations between them, and the regulatory apparatus governing these arrangements. Characteristics of food systems by country typology 10 Trends in the organization of food systems from farm to plate 12 Policy tools in traditional, modernizing and industrial food systems 35 The ‘old’ food policy 69 The ‘new’ food policy 70 Ratio of cultivated land to agricultural population (year means) The Global Restructuring of Agro-Food Systems.

[Philip D McMichael;] -- Across the world, food systems and agricultural systems are changing at a phenomenal rate. Widespread restructuring has not been confined to the production and distribution of food, though; many. Across the world, food systems and agricultural systems are changing at a phenomenal rate.

Widespread restructuring has not been confined to the production and distribution of food, though; many regions and even nations are undergoing social, political, and economic transformation as well. Main Globalising food: agrarian questions and global restructuring Due to the technical work on the site downloading books (as well as file conversion and sending books to email/kindle) may be unstable from May, 27 to May, 28 Also, for users who have an active.

Global or local agro-food systems. The proponents of the existing global agro-food system are keen to point out that it has. Globalisation, restructuring and sustainability. Harlow: Pearson. Agrarian Questions: Global Appetite, Local Metabolism: Nature, Culture, and Industry in Fin-de-Siecle Agro-Food Systems.

Inthe World Food Conference was held in Rome amidst growing anxiety over food availability and food prices. Poor weather and unprecedented US grain sales to the Soviet Union radically tightened the world wheat market.

Sectoral Restructuring; 4 Finance Capital and Food System Restructuring: National Incorporation of Global Dynamics 5 Industrial and Labor Market Transformation in the U.S.

Meatpacking Industry6 The Politics of Globalization in Rural Mexico: Campesino Initiatives to Restructure the Agricultural Credit System; PART III. Global Region Restructuring; 7 The Global Fresh Fruit and Vegetable System: An. Changing Face of the Global Agro-Food System John Wilkinson For the consumer, the agro-food system is probably most identified with brands closely linked to, if not the personification of, the leading historic food firms, although most of these have now become incorporated into larger global holdings.

With the proliferation of private standards many significant decisions regarding public health risks, food safety, and environmental impacts are increasingly taking place in the backstage of the global agro-food system. Using an analytical framework grounded in political economy, we explain the rise of private standards and specific actors – notably supermarkets – in the restructuring of.

The global restructuring of agro-food systems has promoted the development of intensive and concentrated livestock production. However, national, state and local institutions, and dynamics have also influenced the structure of geographic concentration of hog production.

He has also edited The Global Restructuring of Agro-Food Systems (Cornell University Press, ©), Food and Agrarian Orders in the World Economy (Praeger, ©), New Directions in the Sociology of Global Development (Emerald, ©), and Contesting Development: Critical Struggles for Social Change (Routledge, ©).Price: $.

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Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.He has also edited The Global Restructuring of Agro-Food Systems (Cornell University Press, ©), Food and Agrarian Orders in the World Economy (Praeger, ©), New Directions in the Sociology of Global Development (Emerald, ©), and Contesting Development: Critical Struggles for Social Change (Routledge, ©).Development and Social Change: A Global Perspective 6ed Paperback He has also edited The Global Restructuring of Agro-Food Systems (Cornell University Press, (c)), Food and Agrarian Orders in the World Economy (Praeger, (c)), New Directions in the Sociology of Global Development (Emerald, (c)), and Contesting Development Reviews: