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The crisis of representation: the limits of liberal democracy in the global era
(Journal of Rural Studies, 2000)
In liberal thought, democracy is guaranteed by the unity of community and government. The community of citizens elects its government according to political preferences. The government rules over the community with powers ...
The Global Agri-food Sector and the Case of the Tuna Industry: Global Regulation and Perspectives for Development
(International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture, 1994)
Employing the case of the global tuna fish industry the paper investigates the effect of globalization on political institutions and social agents. Three interrelated points are argued. First, it is maintained that while ...
The Global Economy and Democracy: the Tuna-Dolphin Controversy Revisited
(International Journal of the Sociology of Agriculture and Food, 1998)
The Globalization of the Agricultural and Food Sector and Theories of the State
(International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, 1991)
The paper investigates the theoretical dislocation between the domestic oriented character of theories of the State and the transnational character of theories of socio-economic development. Employing the case of the food ...
La Questione del Lavoro nel Settore Agro-Alimentare: Questioni Teoriche e Problemi Storici
A livello internazionale1, la questione agro-alimentare contemporanea contiene, per lo meno, due processi contraddittori. Il primo si riferisce all’importanza dell’uso, nelle varie fasi del processo produttivo, di una ...
CORPORATE STRATEGIES IN THE GLOBAL ERA: THE CASE OF MEGA-HOG FARMS IN THE TEXAS PANHANDLE REGION
(International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, 2001)
Employing the case of the expansion of mega-hog production facilities in the Texas Panhandle region, this paper contributes to the globalization of agriculture and food literature by illustrating the strategies employed ...
Globalization, Food Quality and Labor: The Case of Grape Production in North-Eastern Brazil
(International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture, 2012)
This article investigates the consequences of the production of table grapes for export to corporate supermarkets in the global North on labor in a region of the Brazilian North-east. This production is destined to meet ...
Mapping out the social experience of cancer patients with facial disfigurement
This article contributes to the limited literature on the social consequences of cancer generated facial disfigurement by reporting the result of an exploratory analysis of interaction between facially disfigured cancer ...
SOCIOLOGY OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD BEGINNING AND MATURITY: THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE MISSOURI SCHOOL (1976–1994)
(Southern Rural Sociological Association, 2009)
Sociology of agriculture and food (SAF) is one of the most visible substantive subareas in Rural Sociology and a growing subarea in Sociology. While the studying of agriculture has always been a part of Rural Sociology, ...
Global Post-Fordism and Concepts of the State
(International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, 1994)
Following a review of the literature on the State and some of the basic features of global post-Fordism, it is maintained that global post-Fordism can be synthesized through a set of four dialectical relationships: ...