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Banana cultures : agriculture, consumption, and environmental change in Honduras and the United States [Monograph] - 1st ed.
Soluri, John \ 2005
Banana trade - Banana trade Environmental aspects

Used in course: ENP-31806 Globalization and Sustainability of Food Production and Consumption
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Broccoli and desire : global connections and Maya struggles in postwar Guatemala [Monograph]
Fischer, E.F. \ Benson, P. \ 2006
farmers - agricultural development - broccoli - consumers - vegetables - economic development - living conditions - government policy - development projects - war - guatemala

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Fair trade and social justice : global ethnographies [Monograph]
Lyon, S. \ Moberg, M. \ cop. 2010
international trade - market competition - world markets - justice - fair trade

By 2008, total Fair Trade purchases in the developed world reached nearly billion, a five-fold increase in four years. Consumers pay a “fair price” for Fair Trade items, which are meant to generate greater earnings for family farmers, cover the costs of production, and support socially just and environmentally sound practices. Yet constrained by existing markets and the entities that dominate them, Fair Trade often delivers material improvements for producers that are much more modest than the profound social transformations the movement claims to support. There has been scant real-world assessment of Fair Trade’s effectiveness. Drawing upon fine-grained anthropological studies of a variety of regions and commodity systems including Darjeeling tea, coffee, crafts, and cut flowers, the chapters in Fair Trade and Social Justice represent the first works to use ethnographic case studies to assess whether the Fair Trade Movement is actually achieving its goals.


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Flammable : environmental suffering in an Argentine shantytown [Monograph]
Auyero, J. \ Swistun, D.A. \ 2009
poverty - urban areas - pollution - wastes - health hazards - urban population - low income groups - argentina - towns - industrial wastes

This book examines the lived experiences of environmental suffering. Despite clear evidence to the contrary, residents allow themselves to doubt or even deny the hard facts of industrial pollution. This happens, the authors argue, through a "labor of confusion" enabled by state officials who frequently raise the issue of relocation and just as frequently suspend it; by the companies who fund local health care but assert that the area is unfit for human residence; by doctors who say the illnesses are no different from anywhere else but tell mothers they must leave the neighborhood if their families are to be cured; by journalists who randomly appear and focus on the most extreme aspects of life there; and by lawyers who encourage residents to hold out for a settlement. These contradictory actions, advice, and information work together to shape the confused experience of living in danger and ultimately translates into a long, ineffective, and uncertain waiting time, a time dictated by powerful interests and shared by all marginalized groups.


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Food, globalization and sustainability [Monograph]
Oosterveer, P. \ Sonnenfeld, D.A. \ 2012
food supply - food industry - trade - sustainable agriculture - globalization - sustainability - climatic change - environmental policy

Food is increasingly traded internationally, thereby transforming the organization of food production and consumption globally and influencing most food-related practices. This transition is generating unfamiliar challenges related to sustainability of food provision, the social impacts of international trade and global food governance. Distance in time and space between food producers and consumers is increasing and new concerns are arising. These include the environmental impact of food production and trade, animal welfare, the health and safety of food and the social and economic impact of international food trade. This book provides an overview of the principal conceptual frameworks that have been developed for understanding these changes. It shows how conventional regulation of food provision through sovereign national governments is becoming elusive, as the distinctions between domestic and international, and between public and private spheres, disappear. At the same time multi-national companies and supranational institutions put serious limits to governmental interventions. In this context, other social actors including food retailers and NGOs are shown to take up innovative roles in governing food provision, but their contribution to agro-food sustainability is under continuous scrutiny. The authors apply these themes in several detailed case studies, including organic, fair trade, local food and fish. On the basis of these cases, future developments are explored, with a focus on the respective roles of agricultural producers, retailers and consumers.


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Global governance of food production and consumption : issues and challenges [Monograph]
Oosterveer, P. \ 2007
environmental policy - food production - food consumption - globalization - government - genetic engineering - risk - labelling - environment - food safety - governance - risk management

The provision of food is undergoing radical transformations throughout the global community. Peter Oosterveer argues that, as a consequence, conventional national governmental regulations can no longer adequately respond to existing and emerging food risks and to environmental concerns. This book examines these challenges. Translating recent innovative thinking in the social sciences - as seen in the work of Manuel Castells and John Urry amongst others - to the world of food, this book reviews the challenges facing global food governance and the innovative regulatory arrangements that are being introduced by different governments, NGOs and private companies. The analysis includes case-studies on the European BSE crisis, GM-food regulation, salmon and shrimp farming and food labelling. The author highlights how contemporary governance arrangements also have to acknowledge increasing consumer demand for food produced with care for the environment, animal welfare and social justice. Developing and implementing adequate global food governance arrangements therefore demands the active involvement of private firms, consumers, and civil society organisations with national governments.


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Governing environmental flows : global challenges to social theory [Monograph]
Spaargaren, G. \ Mol, A.P.J. \ 2006
environmental policy - sociology - contemporary society - government policy - globalization - biodiversity - nature conservation

Globalization and the changing role of the nation-state call for new approaches to environmental governance and new ways to conceptualize it. Recent developments in sociology--seen in the work of John Urry, Manuel Castells, and others--show how social theory can be made less static, more fluid, and more directed toward flow and networks in order to encompass today's reality. Governing Environmental Flows explores what such a reformulation means for the environmental social sciences. Taking the term environmental flows--in both its traditional scientific sense and in a newer social dimension--as its key unit of analysis, the book focuses on the interrelationships of globalization, the environment, and the state. The consensus of the contributors is that the conventional nation-state-based approach to environmental policy is in need of revision; the goal of the book is to lay the foundations for a set of concepts capable of analyzing environmental governance in global modernity.The first part of the book takes a theoretical perspective on how to interpret and conceptualize problems of governance and material flows. Case studies follow, examining biodiversity policies, transnational governance of climate-change-related water risks, globalized food production and consumption, "green" urban office buildings owned by global corporations, and transport flows in everyday life. Using the flow and network conceptual framework, these case studies illuminate the new dynamics of environmental policymaking in the twenty-first century.


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Naming food after places : food relocalization and knowledge dynamics in rural development [Monograph]
Fonte, M. \ Papadopoulos, A.G. \ cop. 2010
rural development - foods - ecology - knowledge - indigenous knowledge - food supply

Bringing together a range of case studies from Ireland, Scotland, Sweden, Germany, Norway, Poland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Greece, this book compares and contrasts different models of food re-localization.


Used in course: ENP-31806 Globalization and Sustainability of Food Production and Consumption
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Routine politics and violence in Argentina : the gray zone of state power [Monograph]
Auyero, J. \ 2007
aggressive behaviour - law enforcement - crime - argentina - latin america - political conflicts - political movements

Close to three hundred stores and supermarkets were looted during week-long food riots in Argentina in December 2001. Thirty-four people were reported dead and hundreds were injured. Among the looting crowds, activists from the Peronist party (the main political party in the country) were quite prominent. During the lootings, police officers were conspicuously absent - particularly when small stores were sacked. Through a combination of archival research, statistical analysis, multi-sited fieldwork, and taking heed of the perspective of contentious politics, this book provides the first available analytic description of the origins, course, meanings, and outcomes of the December 2001 wave of lootings in Argentina.


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The politics of fair trade : a survey [Monograph]
Warrier, M. \ 2011
trade - fair trade - international trade - globalization - criticism

The Politics of Fair Trade will comprise chapters on relevant issues pertaining to fair trade, written by experts in the field; case studies of commodities involved in fair trade issues; and an A - Z of entries dealing with issues, organizations, disputes, and relevant countries with regard to fair trade. Essays include: Falling Foul of Fair Trade: The Politics of Supply Chains; The Politics of Fairer Trade: Marketing `Fairness‘ Through Brands; Branding Morality; Certification as Governance: Possibilities and Pitfalls; Fair Trade: A New Paradigm for Development. Case studies include: coffee; chocolate; handicrafts; textiles; rice. A - Z entries include: Bananas; Body Shop; Ethical Sourcing; Fairtrade Foundation; Multifibre agreement; Third World.


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