International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food

International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food

Published by the School of Planning and Geography, 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: Mara Miele, Farshad Araghi and Vaughan Higgins

Volume number: 23 (2016/2017)
Frequency: 3 issues per year (February, June, October)
ISSN: 0798-1759


 

Volume 20, Issue 1 (2013)

Special Issue

PRIVATE AGRI-FOOD STANDARDS – PART 1: CONTESTATION, HYBRIDITY AND THE POLITICS OF STANDARDS

Editorial Introduction

 
Private Agri-food Standards: Contestation, Hybridity and the Politics of Standards 
Authors: Carmen Bain, Elizabeth Ransom and Vaughan Higgins1-10

Articles

 
Standards as Hybrid Forum: Comparison of the Post-Fukushima Radiation Standards by a Consumer Cooperative, the Private Sector, and the Japanese Government 
Author: Aya Hirata Kimura11-29
Pushing the Boundaries of the Social: Private Agri-food Standards and the Governance of Fair Trade in European Public Procurement 
Authors: Eleanor Fisher and Hannah Sheppard31-49
Competing Logics in the Further Standardization of Fair Trade: ISEAL and the Símbolo de Pequeños Productores 
Authors: Marie-Christine Renard and Allison Loconto51-68
Make It What Way? The Impact of Multiple Standards Regimes 
Author: Danielle Berman69-89
Entangled Standardizing Networks: The Case of GLOBALGAP and Fairtrade in St Vincent’s Banana Industry 
Author: Haakon Aasprong91-108
Inferring the Unknown: Enacting Organic Standards through Certification 
Author: Maarten van der Kamp109-125
The Negotiation of Quality Standards: A Social Interactionist Approach to Fruit and Vegetable Distribution in Argentina 
Authors: Maria Laura Viteri and Alberto Arce127-146