Alternative Food Practices in the Global South: Organic and Sustainable Production and Local/Global Issues in Distribution and Consumption. Part I

Monday, July 14, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: Booth 61
RC40 Sociology of Agriculture and Food (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Patricia TOMIC, University of British Columbia, Canada
Elizabeth RANSOM, University of Richmond, USA
Behind the Label: Always Fairly Traded? (Oral Presentation)
Marie-Christine RENARD, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Mexico

Reenergizing Fair Trade through CSA: A Sharing Economy Perspective (Oral Presentation)
Sung Ming CHOW, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

The Democratic Deficit: The Rise of Private Agri-Food Standards in the Global South (Oral Presentation)
Jacob MUIRHEAD, McMaster University, Canada

Participatory Guarantee Systems: Alternative Ways of Knowing in Agri-Food Systems? (Oral Presentation)
Allison LOCONTO, INRA, France; Maki HATANAKA, Sam Houston State University, USA

New Perspectives of Economic and Institutional Sociology. Local Agri-Food Systems and Territorial Development (Oral Presentation)
Gerardo TORRES SALCIDO, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico; Alejandro RAMOS, Facultad de Ciencias Políticas, Mexico

Sustainable Agriculture and Regional Development in Western Mexico: Lessons Learned, Challenges Ahead (Oral Presentation)
Peter GERRITSEN, University of Guadalajara, Mexico