AGRICULTURAL GOVERNANCE: GLOBALIZATION AND THE NEW POLITICS - download pdf or read online

By Vaughan Higgins, Geoffrey Lawrence

ISBN-10: 0203698908

ISBN-13: 9780203698907

ISBN-10: 0415352290

ISBN-13: 9780415352291

Nutrition protection and sustainability are arguably an important concerns dealing with the agri-food quarter firstly 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 members underpinning agri-food rules call for renewed scholarly consciousness. Drawing upon the services of a few of the main famous writers in rural sociology, geography and anthropology, this publication indicates how globalization procedures open up a brand new regulatory politics during which ‘non-political’ different types of governing play an more and more influential position in shaping agricultural construction and intake. the 1st of its sort to significantly and comprehensively research new kinds of governing and law, this significant textual content explores the connection among globalization and new websites, areas and brokers of agricultural law, utilizing distinctive case reports in built international locations to demonstrate issues made. Demonstrating the political value of regulatory mechanisms extending past the kingdom, the publication additionally discusses the results for the governing of the agri-food quarter.

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WTO 2000: 5) This statement reveals several of the ideological underpinnings of market rule. First, increased investment, production and trade are desirable ends in themselves, regardless of their social outcomes. This is indicative of a move away from the development project wherein these goals were justified to the extent that they realized the ‘social contract’ between governments and citizens. Second, ‘national’ and ‘international’ are represented as mutually exclusive categories, contrary to agribusiness’ integration of these arenas in its global sourcing operations.

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This is indicative of a move away from the development project wherein these goals were justified to the extent that they realized the ‘social contract’ between governments and citizens. Second, ‘national’ and ‘international’ are represented as mutually exclusive categories, contrary to agribusiness’ integration of these arenas in its global sourcing operations. Nevertheless, the distinction between ‘national’ and ‘international’ serves to encourage domestic policies, such as farm subsidies, that artificially cheapen commodity prices and ultimately serve agribusiness interests.

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