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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 ...
Corporate Chickens and Community Conflict in East Texas: Growers’ and Neighbors’ Views on the Impacts of Industrial Broiler Production
(Culture and Agriculture, 2005)
This paper employs a case study approach utilizing both historical and interview methods to investigate the community impacts of the industrialization and globalization of the broiler industry in East Texas. The rapid ...
The Southern Model of Broiler Production
(Culture and Agriculture, 2008)
This paper introduces the concept of the Southern Model of broiler production as the preferred organizational form in the global agrifood system. A synthesis of existing works on the broiler industry combined with new ...
The Global Poultry Agro/Food Complex
(International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, 1991)
The globalization of the food system is a topic of growing concern as various nation/states try to obtain food security. This analysis test the hypothesis of the existence of a poultry agro/food complex being constructed ...
Globalization, Broiler Production, and Community Controversy in East Texas
(Southern Rural Sociology, 2002)
The poultry industry was the first livestock commodity sector to adopt an industrial organizational model. In recent years the poultry industry has expanded beyond national boundaries into a globalized system of production. ...
CONTESTED GLOBALIZATION OF THE AGRIFOOD SYSTEM: A MISSOURI SCHOOL ANALYSIS OF SANDERSON FARMS AND SEABOARD FARMS IN TEXAS
(Southern Rural Sociology, 2009)
The Missouri School of Agrifood Studies began with a focus on the power of agribusiness corporations in relation to quality of life of farmers and their related communities. The poultry industry was the first commodity ...