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Titel: Globalization and Food Sovereignty: Global ...
Verlag: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Einband: Soft cover
This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: With perspectives drawn from Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Australia, Globalization and Food Sovereignty is the first comparative collection to focus on food sovereignty activism worldwide. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_usedgood_1442612282
In recent years, food sovereignty has emerged as a way of contesting corporate control of agricultural markets in pursuit of a more democratic, decentralized food system. The concept unites individuals, communities, civil society organizations, and even states in opposition to globalizing food regimes.
This collection examines expressions of food sovereignty ranging from the direct action tactics of La Vía Campesina in Brazil to the consumer activism of the Slow Food movement and the negotiating stances of states from the global South at WTO negotiations. With each case, the contributors explore how claiming food sovereignty allows individuals to challenge the power of global agribusiness and reject neoliberal market economics.
With perspectives drawn from Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Australia, Globalization and Food Sovereignty is the first comparative collection to focus on food sovereignty activism worldwide.
Über den Autor:
Peter Andrée is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Carleton University.
Jeffrey Ayres is a professor in the Department of Political Science at Saint Michael?s College in Colchester, Vermont.
Michael J. Bosia is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Saint Michael?s College in Colchester, Vermont.
Marie-Josée Massicotte is an associate professor in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa.
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