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: Mara Miele, Farshad Araghi and Vaughan Higgins

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


 

Volume 24, Issue 1 (2017)

Special Issue

EVOLUTIONS IN THE MIDDLE: TRANSNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON VALUES-BASED FOOD CHAINS

Editorial Introduction

 
Values-based Food Chains from a Transatlantic Perspective: Exploring a Middle Tier of Agri-food System Development 
Authors: Marcia Ostrom, Kathryn De Master, Egon Noe and Markus Schermer1-14

Articles

 
Values and Volume in Sustainable Organic Market Chains: A Multi-perspectival Analysis 
Authors: Claire Lamine and Egon Bjørnshave Noe15-36
It’s Not Always about Growth! Development Dynamics and Management in Food Businesses and Chains 
Authors: Susanne von Münchhausen, Anna Maria Häring, Gunn-Turid Kvam and Karlheinz Knickel37-55
From ‘Additive’ to ‘Multiplicative’ Patterns of Growth 
Author: Markus Schermer57-76
Can Values-based Food Chains Advance Local and Sustainable Food Systems? Evidence from Case Studies of University Procurement in Canada and the UK 
Author: Lori Stahlbrand77-95
Values in Motion: The Local Organic Food Co-ops Network in Ontario, Canada 
Author: Jennifer Sumner97-111
What’s Going into the Box? An Inquiry into the Social and Ecological Embeddedness of Large-scale EU and US Box Schemes 
Authors: Marcia Ostrom, Chris Kjeldsen, Susanne Kummer, Rebecka Milestad and Markus Schermer113-134
Organic Values-Based Supply Chains as a Tool for Territorial Development: A Comparative Analysis of Three European Organic Regions 
Authors: Rike Stotten, Sibylle Bui, Patrizia Pugliese, Markus Schermer and Claire Lamine135-154