Farming Systems

Foreward, Diversity of Family Farming Around the World, eds, Pierre-Marie Bosc, Jean-Michel Sourisseau, Philippe Bonnal, Pierre Gasselin, ÉlodieValette, Jean-François Bélières. Springer and Éditions Quae. Translation of the original French edition published by Quæ in 2014: Diversité des agricultures familiales. Exister, se transformer, devenir.

Paradox of Transition: Two Reports on How to Move Towards Sustainable Food Systems. 2017. Development and Change 48: 5, pp. 1210–1226. DOI: 10.1111/dech.12329 [View PDF]

Towards a Natural History of Foodgetting, 2017.  Sociologia Ruralis 57: 2, pp. 245-64. (revised Sociologia Ruralis Lecture, European Congress of Rural Sociology, Aberdeen, 2015) [View PDF]

Food Regime Analysis and Agrarian Questions: Widening the Conversation. 2016. Journal of Peasant Studies 43: 3, pp.671–692, Contribution to the Bernstein-McMichael-Friedmann Dialogue on food regimes, food sovereignty, farming systems.    Food Regime Analysis and Agrarian Questions: Widening the Conversation (comment on Bernstein-McMichael exchange), forthcoming, May 2016, Journal of Peasant Studies

Preface, Diversité des agricultures familiales: Exister, se transformer, devenir. P.-M. Bosc, J.-M. Sourisseau, P. Bonnal, P. Gasselin, E. Valette, J.-F. Bélières, Coordinateurs. Editions Quae, 2015

Food Sovereignty in the Golden Horseshoe Region of Ontario, Food Sovereignty in Canada, Annette Desmarais, Nettie Wiebe and Hannah Wittman, eds.  Fernwood, 2012 [View PDF]

Seeds of the City, in John Knechtel, ed., Food. Alphabet City and MIT Press, 2007, pp. 240-50.

Eating in the Gardens of Gaia: Envisioning Polycultural Communities, in Jane Adams, ed. Fighting for the Farm: Rural America Transformed. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003, pp. 252-73.

Circles of Growing and Eating: The Political Ecology of Food and Agriculture, in Raymond Grew, ed.  Food in Global History.  Boulder CO: Westview, 1999, pp.  33-57.

Remaking Traditions: How We Eat, What We Eat and the Changing Political Economy of Food, in Deborah Barndt, ed.  Women Working the NAFTA Food Chain:Women, Food, and Globalization.  Toronto: Second Story, 1999, pp.  35-60. [View PDF]

Family Wheat Farms and Third World Diets:  A Paradoxical Relationship between Unwaged and Waged Labour,  in Jane L. Collins and Martha E. Gimenez, eds.,  Work Without Wages: Domestic Labour and Self‑Employment within Capitalism, Albany:  State University of New York Press, 1990, pp. 193-213.

International Regimes of Food and Agriculture Since 1870, in revised edition of Teodor Shanin, ed., Peasants and Peasant Societies, Oxford:  Basil Blackwell, 1987, pp. 247‑58.

Family Farming in Capitalist Agriculture:  Structural Limits and Political Possibilities, in G. Cox, P. Lowe, and M. Winter, eds., Agriculture: Policies and People, London, George Allen & Unwin, 1986, pp. 41‑60. [View PDF]

Patriarchal Commodity Production, in Alison MacEwen Scott, ed., Rethinking Petty Commodity Production, special issue of Social Analysis, no. 20, 1986, pp. 47‑55. [View PDF]

Postscript:  Small Commodity Production, LABOUR, Capital, and Society, vol. 19, no. 1, 1986, pp. 117‑26. [View PDF]

Patriarchy and Property: Reply to Goodman and Redclift, Sociologia Ruralis, vol. 16, no. 2, 1986, pp. 186‑93 [View PDF]

Practical Populism, Contemporary Sociology, vol. 14, no. 5, September 1985, pp. 542‑45.

Household Production and the National Economy: Concepts for the Analysis of Agrarian Formations, The Journal of Peasant Studies, Volume 7, No. 2, January 1980, pp. 158‑84. [View PDF]

World Market, State, and Family Farm: Social Bases of Household Production in the era of Wage Labour, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Volume 20, No. 4, October 1978, pp. 545‑86.

Simple Commodity Production and Wage Labour in the American Plains, The Journal of Peasant Studies, Volume 6, No. 1, October 1978, pp. 71‑100.