The Globalization of the Agricultural and Food Sector and Theories of the State

dc.contributor.authorBananno, Alessandro
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dc.date.issued1991
dc.descriptionArticle titled "Globalization and Theories of the State of Agricultural and Food Sector" Article originally published in International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food.https://www.isa-agrifood.com/ijsaf-v1en_US
dc.description.abstractThe 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 and agricultural sector, it is argued that the literature in this area has emphasized the transnational dimension of capital accumulation and the process of by-passing State authority at the national level. This situaion mandates a re-evaluation of State theories in regard to the international dimension of current processes of capital accumulation. Furthermore, the present analysis suggests patterns of "contradictory convergence" in which expansion at the transnational level of State action is demanded by transnational corporations and subordinate classes alike. This demand, however, is contradictory, as it finds its limits in the transnational bourgeoisie's desire to avoid State action. Politically, as a result of this situation the locus of emancipatory social action should be increasingly transferred to the international arena.en_US
dc.description.departmentSociology
dc.identifier.citationBonanno, Alessando. (1991)."The Globalization of the Agricultural and Food Sector and Theories of the State." International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food 1, 15-31. https://www.isa-agrifood.com/ijsaf-v1en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11875/2824
dc.publisherInternational Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Fooden_US
dc.subjectsocio-economic developmenten_US
dc.subjectstateen_US
dc.subjecttransnationalen_US
dc.subjecttransnational corporationsen_US
dc.subjectsocial actionen_US
dc.titleThe Globalization of the Agricultural and Food Sector and Theories of the Stateen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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