Food Security: Critical Perspectives on Food Crises, World Hunger and Farming Alternatives

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: Booth 61
RC40 Sociology of Agriculture and Food (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Alia GANA, Université Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne, France and Shelley FELDMAN, Cornell University, USA
Dark Side Of The Miracle: Hunger and Food Insecurity In Turkey (Oral Presentation)
Mustafa KOC, Ryerson University, Canada

The Role of Social Protection Policies in the Food Security of Farmers and Agricultural Labourers (Oral Presentation)
Jane DIXON, Australia National University, Australia

Food Regimes and Food Import Dependency: An Analysis of Jamaica's Food Imports, 1950-2000 (Oral Presentation)
John TALBOT, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

First Land: Creating a Farm for the Future (Oral Presentation)
Keiko TANAKA, University of Kentucky, USA; Lilian BRISLEN, University of Kentucky, USA

United We Buy: Re-Embedding the Economy into Society for a Sustainable World (Oral Presentation)
Francesca FORNO, University of Bergamo, Italy