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 Psarikidou

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


Volume 20, Issue 2 (2013)

Special Issue


Editorial Introduction

Private Agri-food Standards: Supply Chains and the Governance of Standards 
Authors: Elizabeth Ransom, Carmen Bain and Vaughan Higgins147-154


Legitimacy and Standard Development in Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives: A Case Study of the Leonardo Academy’s Sustainable Agriculture Standard Initiative 
Authors: Maki Hatanaka and Jason Konefal155-173
The Limits of Voluntary Private Social Standards in Global Agri-food System Governance 
Author: Edward Challies175-195
On the Moral Equivalence of Global Commodities: Placing the Production and Consumption of Organic Bananas 
Authors: Amy Trauger and Andrew Murphy197-217
Modern Politics in Animal Welfare: the Changing Character of Governance of Animal Welfare and the Role of Private Standards 
Authors: Carolina Toschi Maciel and Bettina Bock219-235
A New Breed of Tomato Farmers? The Effect of Transnational Supermarket Standards on Domestic Cultures of Production and Trade 
Author: Jennifer Wiegel237-254
Negotiated Decision-Making: Understanding Farmer and Processor Certification 
Author: Rebecca L. Schewe255-274
Private Food Standards as Responsive Regulation: The Role of National Legislation in the Development and Evolution of GLOBALG.A.P. 
Authors: Stewart Lockie, Anne McNaughton, Lyndal-Joy Thompson and Rebeka Tennent275-291