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F. Bailey Norwood and Tamara L. Mix

in Meet the Food Radicals

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190620431
eISBN:
9780190941383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190620431.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, American Politics

Food is political. Movements challenging issues of food access and security are occurring all over the world. Led by creative thinkers and targets of racism and discrimination themselves, members of ... More


Cuban Agriculture: Historical Background and Key Concepts

Sinan Koont

in Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

After a brief discussion of the pre-Revolutionary historical context, and introducing the concepts of food security and food sovereignty, this chapter turns to the 30 years following the 1959 ... More


Agrarian Citizenship: Alternative Models of Production and Food Sovereignty

Nicole Fabricant

in Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant.9
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Movimiento sin Tierra's (MST) idea of food sovereignty and agroecology is deeply embedded in collaborative or collective forms of production. In order to build small-scale agricultural communes, ... More


Cuba’s Revolutionary Agro-Ecological Movement: Learning from the Experience of Food Sovereignty

Efe Can Gürcan

in Cuba in a Global Context: International Relations, Internationalism, and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049106
eISBN:
9780813046709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049106.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The 2005–2008 global food crisis is an instance of a more general phenomenon: the break-up of the neoliberal agri-food order. In Cuba, the food sovereignty movement led to the world’s “largest ... More


Sovereignty, Self-Determination, and Natural Resources: Reclaiming Peoples’ Rights

Jérémie Gilbert

in Natural Resources and Human Rights: An Appraisal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198795667
eISBN:
9780191836978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795667.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The issue of sovereignty over natural resources has been a key element in the development of international law, notably leading to the emergence of the principle of States’ permanent sovereignty over ... More


Grounding the U.S. Food Movement: Bringing Land into Food Justice

Tanya M. Kerssen and Zoe W. Brent

in New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292130
eISBN:
9780520965652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292130.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The international peasant confederation La Vía Campesina has long understood land as a key battleground in the struggle against neoliberal globalization and in the construction of food sovereignty. ... More


Food Security and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East

Mehran Kamrava

Zahra Babar (ed.)

in Food Security in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199361786
eISBN:
9780190235697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361786.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

While food prices have dropped since the 2008 highs, they remain significantly higher than before the food crisis. Expert opinion suggests that this will continue to be the case as the factors that ... More


Human Rights, Law, and Political Economy

Anna Chadwick

in Law and the Political Economy of Hunger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198823940
eISBN:
9780191862656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823940.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The final chapter of the book explores the potential of international human rights law as a means of addressing the persistence of world hunger. The chapter begins by relating the institutional ... More


The Central Pillar: Peasant Women

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0024
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines what Haiti's peasant women are doing to guarantee their political and economic rights in the post-earthquake period. It discusses the work of three peasant leaders and their ... More


“Community Interests” and the Role of International Law in the Creation of a Global Market for Agricultural Land

Jochen von Bernstorff

in Community Interests Across International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825210
eISBN:
9780191863844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825210.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter explores the notion of “community interests” with regard to the global “land-grab” phenomenon. Over the last decade, a dramatic increase of foreign investment in agricultural land could ... More


Food Security in the Middle East

Zahra Babar and Suzi Mirgani (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199361786
eISBN:
9780190235697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361786.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book analyses both the historic trajectories of agricultural development in the Middle East, and how the globalisation of food production has impacted domestic food security and food ... More


Food crime without criminals: Agri-food safety governance as a protection racket for dominant political and economic interest

Martha McMahon and Kora Liegh Glatt

in A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336013
eISBN:
9781447336051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336013.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that the slow violence experienced by those in more traditional and alternative ways of food provisioning, which developed within public and private agri-food-safety governance, ... More


Why Native and Black Revolutionaries Lost the Fight

Rachel B. Herrmann

in No Useless Mouth: Waging War and Fighting Hunger in the American Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501716119
eISBN:
9781501716133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716119.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter explores why Native and black revolutionaries lost the fight against hunger. Indians and formerly enslaved people lost the fight against hunger not because they became bad at ... More


The Fork

F. Bailey Norwood and Tamara L. Mix

in Meet the Food Radicals

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190620431
eISBN:
9780190941383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190620431.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, American Politics

The quest for food access and an ethical diet often requires lifestyle adjustment. To reach this goal, people are willing to pay higher food prices to ensure better treatment of livestock, are ... More


Detroit Black Community Food Security Network

Malik Yakini

in Why Detroit Matters: Decline, Renewal and Hope in a Divided City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327868
eISBN:
9781447327882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327868.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In this interview chapter, Malik Yakini, executive director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (DBCFSN) discusses issues of food security and food sovereignty in Detroit. DBCFSN was ... More


Meet the Food Radicals

F. Bailey Norwood and Tamara L. Mix

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190620431
eISBN:
9780190941383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190620431.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, American Politics

They are twenty-seven persons changing how we farm, how the food system operates, and how we eat. No two are the same, but all are far from ordinary. Some want to change how we farm to make it more ... More


Meet the Food Radicals

F. Bailey Norwood and Tamara L. Mix

in Meet the Food Radicals

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190620431
eISBN:
9780190941383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190620431.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, American Politics

Brief bios and pictures of twenty-seven individuals are offered as a preliminary introduction to the “food radicals” who engaged in conversations with the authors. Some individuals are considered ... More


Epilogue

Sigrid Schmalzer

in "Red Revolution, Green Revolution": Scientific Farming in Socialist China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330150
eISBN:
9780226330297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330297.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The contradictions between the cities and the countryside, between mental and manual labor, and between intellectuals and rural people with which the Mao-era state wrestled have by no means ... More


Mobile “Indigenous” Citizenship: Marching for a New Agrarian Reform Law

Nicole Fabricant

in Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The Fifth National March for Land and Territory from Santa Cruz to Cochabamba to La Paz on November 2006 was the fifth attempt by the Movimiento sin Tierra (MST) to bring indigenous communities ... More


Laying the Groundwork for NAFTA

Alyshia Gálvez

in Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520291805
eISBN:
9780520965447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291805.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The third chapter, “Laying the Groundwork for NAFTA” explores the political and economic context preceding NAFTA, and the ways that Mexico’s elected officials and business interests paved the way for ... More


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