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By Vaughan Higgins, Geoffrey Lawrence

ISBN-10: 0203698908

ISBN-13: 9780203698907

ISBN-10: 0415352290

ISBN-13: 9780415352291

Nutrition defense and sustainability are arguably an important matters dealing with the agri-food area before everything of a brand new millennium. In an period of globalization, the place kingdom states seem to have a diminishing function in governing those concerns, the prevailing and rising strength family members underpinning agri-food rules call for renewed scholarly cognizance. Drawing upon the services of a few of the main well-known writers in rural sociology, geography and anthropology, this booklet exhibits how globalization procedures open up a brand new regulatory politics within which ‘non-political’ types of governing play an more and more influential function in shaping agricultural construction and intake. the 1st of its style to seriously and comprehensively learn new kinds of governing and rules, this significant textual content explores the connection among globalization and new websites, areas and brokers of agricultural law, utilizing specific case reviews in built countries to demonstrate issues made. Demonstrating the political value of regulatory mechanisms extending past the nation, the e-book additionally discusses the results for the governing of the agri-food quarter.

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8 This is clear from our analysis of the asymmetries of the AoA. Not only does the asymmetry in the implementation of WTO protocols discussed above promote the pricelowering regime that serves the interests of agribusiness, but it also maintains the government supports that sustain one of the most socially consequential economic sectors in four of the most politically powerful states. Most of the attention given to the conflict between the G-20 and the Quad casts it as a political dispute framed in Third World/First World terms.

A subtext is often the fruits of empire, or at least sustained access to offshore sources of food (cf. Mintz 1986). In the case of agriculture, it is argued that liberalization (of trade, as well as capital 32 Emelie Peine and Philip McMichael mobility) will lead to greater productivity and therefore cheaper food for the global population. As we have suggested, neither outcome is certain in a corporate global agriculture, based in unsustainable monocultures and managed by ‘consumer states’ with the power to orchestrate market rule through institutions of governing such as the WTO.

Each of which has its own complex operational logic such that it is impossible to exercise effective overall control of its development from outside that system’ (1998: 30). In our view, the use of the state/market binary, and the suggestion of autonomy, belies the internalization of the market principle, which, while amplifying market anarchy, reinterprets public goals in private terms and enhances corporate power. It is symptomatic of the tendency, particularly among international relations scholars, to treat globalization as an ‘independent variable’ (cf.

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