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Title Food and agrarian orders in the world-economy / edited by Philip McMichael
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995


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Description xvi, : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series Contributions in economics and economic history ; no. 160
Studies in the political economy of the world-system
Contributions in economics and economic history ; no. 160
Studies in the political economy of the world-system.
Contents Introduction: Agrarian and Food Relations in the World-Economy / Philip McMichael -- 1. Food and Its Relationship to Concepts of Power / Sidney Mintz -- 2. Food Politics: New Dangers, New Possibilities / Harriet Friedmann -- 3. Durable Food Production and Consumption in the World-Economy / Susan J. Thompson and J. Tadlock Cowan -- 4. Historical Transformations in Agrarian Systems Based on Wet-Rice Cultivation: Toward an Alternative Model of Social Change / Ravi Arvind Palat -- 5. Fatal Conjuncture: The Decline and Fall of the Modern Agrarian Order during the Bretton Woods Era / Resat Kasaba and Faruk Tabak -- 6. Canadian Misfortunes and Filipino Fortunes: The Invention of Seaweed Mariculture and the Geographical Reorganization of Seaweed Production / Lanfranco Blanchetti-Revelli -- 7. Vines and Wines in the World-Economy / Roberto P. Korzeniewicz, Walter Goldfrank and Miguel E. Korzeniewicz
8. The Regulation of the World Coffee Market: Tropical Commodities and the Limits of Globalization / John M. Talbot -- 9. On Global Pond: International Development and Commodity Chains in the Shrimp Industry / Mike Skladany and Craig K. Harris -- 10. Industrial Restructuring and Agrarian Change: The Greening of Singapore / Frances M. Ufkes -- 11. Gender and Cheap Labor in Agriculture / Jane L. Collins -- 12. Depeasantization and Agrarian Decline in the Caribbean / Ramon Grosfoguel -- 13. Free Trade Agreements: Their Impact on Agriculture and the Environment / Robert Schaeffer
Notes Papers presented at the Seventeenth Annual Political Economy of the World-System Conference, held at Cornell University, Ithaca, Arpil, 1993
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Produce trade -- Congresses.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.
Food supply -- Congresses.
Land tenure -- Congresses.
International economic relations -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author McMichael, Philip.
Political Economy of the World-System Conference (17th : 1993 : Cornell University)
LC no. 94017977
ISBN 0313293996 (alk. paper)