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Food Sovereignty Reconnecting Food, Nature and Community

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ISBN-10: 0935028374

ISBN-13: 9780935028379

Edition: 2011

Authors: Hannah Kay Wittman, Annette Aurelie Desmarais, Nettie Wiebe

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Institute for Food & Development Policy/Food First Books
Publication date: 11/2/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Annette Aurelie Desmarais was a grain farmer for 13 years, during which time she was an active member of La Via Campesina. She is now Assistant Professor in the Department of Justice Studies at the University of Regina, Canada.

Acknowledgements
Acronyms
Editors & Contributors
The Origins & Potential of Food Sovereignty
Initiating the Food Sovereignty Concept
The Scope of Food Sovereignty
Broadening the Struggle for Food Sovereignty
Exploring Key Aspects of Food Sovereignty
Notes
References
Framing Resistance: International Food Regimes & the Roots of Food Sovereignty
Conceptual Framework: Food Regimes & Neoliberalization
Frames for the "Free World": The Right to Food & Freedom from Hunger
Regime Crisis & Reconceptualization: The Emergence of Food Security
Individual Access, Neoliberal Means: The Transition to Household Food Security
Counterframe for the Corporate Food Regime: The Food Sovereignty Movement
The Potential of Food Sovereignty
References
Seeing Like a Peasant: Voices from La V�a Campesina
Note
"Drawing Forth the Force that Slumbered in Peasants' Arms": The Economist, High Agriculture & Selling Capitalism
A Land without Peasants
The Mythical Benefits of Enclosure
"The Superstitious Worship of S's Name"
"A Business to Be Undertaken by Capitalists"
From Liberalism to Neoliberalism
References
Capitalist Agriculture, the Food Price Crisis & Peasant Resistance
A Perfect Storm?
The Agrofuel Factor
Structural Adjustment & Trade Liberalization
Eroding the Mexican Countryside
Creating a Rice Crisis in the Philippines
Destroying African Agriculture
Capitalism versus the Peasant
Resistance
The Conjuncture
Note
References
Agrofuels & Food Sovereignty: Another Agrarian Transition
Agrofuels Myths
The Agrofuels Boom
The Agrofuels Transition
Food Sovereignty: From Extraction to Redistribution
References
Reconnecting Agriculture & the Environment: Food Sovereignty & the Agrarian Basis of Ecological Citizenship
Technology, Efficiency & the Separation of Nature from Agriculture
Agrarian Citizenship as an Alternative Agroecological Rationality
Food Sovereignty: Enacting Agrarian Citizenship
The Campaign against Green Deserts
The Seed Sovereignty Campaign
Conclusion
Notes
References
Food Sovereignty & Redistributive Land Policies: Exploring Linkages, Identifying Challenges
Land-Based Social Relations, Not "Things"
Dynamics of Reform
Struggles around Land Policies & Food Sovereignty
Struggling for Food Sovereignty in Politically Consolidated Lands
References
Scaling Up Agroecological Approaches for Food Sovereignty in Latin America
Small Farmers are Key
Enhancing the Productivity of Small-Farm Systems through Agroecology
Rural Social Movements & Agroecology
Outlook & Prospects
References
Unearthing the Cultural & Material Struggles over Seed in Malawi
A Brief History of Seeds & Agriculture in Malawi
Seeds as Multiple Sites of Struggles over Sovereignty
Social Practices Linking Maize & Groundnut Seed to Food Sovereignty
Conclusion
Notes
References
Seed Sovereignty: The Promise of Open Source Biology
The Erosion of Farmers' Seed Sovereignty: The Privatization of Biodiversity
Resisting Exclusion, Creating Alternatives?
Open Source Movements: From Software to Wetware
A BioLinux for Seeds?
Pursuing Seed Sovereignty
Note
References
Food Sovereignty in Movement: Addressing the Triple Crisis
Food Sovereignty
Adaptation
Seed Politics
Energy Security
Conclusion
Notes
References
What Does Food Sovereignty Look Like?
The Etymology of "Food Sovereignty"
Big Tents & Rights Talk
Hannah Arendt & the Right to Have Rights
The Trace of Partial University in La V�a Campesina
Notes
References
The Right to Produce and Access to Land: Food Sovereignty: A Future without Hunger
Our World is not for Sale: Priority to Peoples' Food Sovereignty
Index