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Food regimes and agrarian questions / Philip McMichael.

By: McMichael, Philip [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Agrarian change & peasant studies ; 2.Publisher: Halifax : Fernwood Publishing, 2013Description: xii, 196 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781552665756 (pbk.).Subject(s): Food supply -- Social aspects | Agriculture -- Economic aspects | Capitalism | Land reform | Social changeDDC classification: 338.19 MCM
Contents:
Introduction: The Food Regime Project Historical Forms of the Food Regime The Corporate Food Regime Food Regime and the Agrarian Question Food Regime Formulations Crisis and Restructuring The Food Regime and Value Relations: Which Values?
Summary: "Food Regimes and Agrarian Questions extends the original conception of the food regime, formulated by Harriet Friedmann and Philip McMichael, detailing new dimensions of the succession of imperial, intensive and corporate food regimes. Developing the methodological contributions of food regime analysis, McMichael re-examines the agrarian question historically and its present-day implications, introduces regional interpretations of the food regime and incorporates gender, labour, financial, ecological and nutritional dimensions into his analysis. Finally, McMichael explores the relationships between contemporary food, energy, climate and financial crises and food regime restructuring, which includes agrofuels, land grabbing, the bioeconomy, agro-security mercantilism and the food sovereignty movement."
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-188) and index.

Introduction: The Food Regime Project
Historical Forms of the Food Regime
The Corporate Food Regime
Food Regime and the Agrarian Question
Food Regime Formulations
Crisis and Restructuring
The Food Regime and Value Relations: Which Values?

"Food Regimes and Agrarian Questions extends the original conception of the food regime, formulated by Harriet Friedmann and Philip McMichael, detailing new dimensions of the succession of imperial, intensive and corporate food regimes. Developing the methodological contributions of food regime analysis, McMichael re-examines the agrarian question historically and its present-day implications, introduces regional interpretations of the food regime and incorporates gender, labour, financial, ecological and nutritional dimensions into his analysis. Finally, McMichael explores the relationships between contemporary food, energy, climate and financial crises and food regime restructuring, which includes agrofuels, land grabbing, the bioeconomy, agro-security mercantilism and the food sovereignty movement."

Co-published by: Kumarian.

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