Towards a Different and More Future-Oriented Understanding of Agricultural Modernization. Part I

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: Booth 61
RC40 Sociology of Agriculture and Food (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Karlheinz KNICKEL, IfLS Frankfurt, Germany and Douglas H. CONSTANCE, Sam Houston State University, USA
Crofting Is the Future: Small Farms after Agricultural Modernisation (Oral Presentation)
Mark SHUCKSMITH, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Modernisation of Rural Economies - the Unsettlement of Land Use and Rights Following "Diversification" (Oral Presentation)
Katrina RØNNINGEN, Centre for Rural Research, Norway; Frode FLEMSÆTER, Centre for Rural Research, Norway

Nigerian Agricultural Transformation Agenda: Conceptual Plausibility, Infrastructural Vulnerabilities and Disturbing Auguries (Oral Presentation)
Adolphus NASWEM, Nigerian Rural Sociological Association, Nigeria

Governing Agriculture Sustainability: Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives, Sustainable Intensification and Systematic Change (Oral Presentation)
Douglas H. CONSTANCE, Sam Houston State University, USA; Maki HATANAKA, Sam Houston State University, USA; Jason KONEFAL, Sam Houston State University, USA

From Community to Network: A Case Study in Rural Inner Mongolia in Modernization (Oral Presentation)
Shuzhen HE, Tohoku University, Japan