By Vaughan Higgins, Geoffrey Lawrence
Meals protection and sustainability are arguably crucial matters dealing with the agri-food zone at first of a brand new millennium. In an period of globalization, the place kingdom states seem to have a diminishing function in governing those issues, the prevailing and rising energy family underpinning agri-food legislation call for renewed scholarly consciousness. Drawing upon the services of a few of the main fashionable writers in rural sociology, geography and anthropology, this booklet indicates how globalization tactics open up a brand new regulatory politics within which ‘non-political’ kinds of governing play an more and more influential function in shaping agricultural creation and intake. the 1st of its type to significantly and comprehensively study new types of governing and legislation, this significant textual content explores the connection among globalization and new websites, areas and brokers of agricultural legislation, utilizing precise case experiences in constructed international locations to demonstrate issues made. Demonstrating the political importance of regulatory mechanisms extending past the kingdom, the e-book additionally discusses the results for the governing of the agri-food region.
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AGRICULTURAL GOVERNANCE: GLOBALIZATION AND THE NEW POLITICS OF REGULATION (Routledge Advances in Sociology) by Vaughan Higgins, Geoffrey Lawrence