International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food

International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food

Published by the School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University (UK) and
the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters and the Lifelong Learning Society, Florida Atlantic University (USA).

Official publication of the Research Committee on Sociology of Agriculture and Food (RC-40)
of the International Sociological Association (ISA)

Editors: Raymond Jussaume, Claire Marris and Katerina Psarikidous

Volume number: 24 (2017/2018)
Frequency: 3 issues per year (February, June, October)
ISSN: 0798-1759


Volume 19, Issue 2 (2012)

Special Issue


Editorial Introduction

The Question of Food Security 
Authors: Geoffrey Lawrence and Philip McMichael135-142


Renewal through Participation in Global Food Security Governance: Implementing the International Food Security and Nutrition Civil Society Mechanism to the Committee on World Food Security 
Authors: Jessica Duncan and David Barling143-161
Framing of Agri-food Research Affects the Analysis of Food Security: The Critical Role of the Social Sciences 
Author: Marta G. Rivera-Ferre162-175
The Food and Human Security Index: Rethinking Food Security and ‘Growth’ 
Author: Michael Carolan176-200
The Rural and Agricultural Roots of the Tunisian Revolution: When Food Security Matters 
Author: Alia Gana201-213
Is De-agrarianization Inevitable? Subsistence, Food Security and Market Production in the Uplands of Negros Occidental, the Philippines 
Authors: Stewart Lockie, Rebeka Tennent, Carmen Benares and David Carpenter214-228
Seed Diversity, Farmers’ Rights, and the Politics of Re-peasantization 
Author: Elisa Da Vià229-242
Capitalist Philanthropy and the New Green Revolution for Food Security 
Author: Behrooz Morvaridi243-256
Third Natures? Reconstituting Space through Place-making Strategies for Sustainability 
Author: Terry Marsden257-274



Meat Safety: A Brief Review on Concerns Common to Science and Consumers 
Authors: Inês Viegas, José Manuel Lima Santos, António Barreto and Magda Aguiar Fontes275-288