Political Ecology and Food System Transformation

Most Influential Highlighted

Development pathways toward “zero hunger”, 2019. J. Blesh, L. Hoey, A.Jones, H.Friedmann, I.Perfecto, World Development 118 (June)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2019.02.004

Metabolism of Global Cities: London, Manchester, Chicago, in Terry Marsden, ed. Sage Handbook of Nature, Section on Urban Natures: Sustainable Communities (section ed., Alison Blay-Palmer), 2018 [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)

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]

Governing land and landscapes: Political ecology of enclosures and commons. 2015, Canadian Food Studies 2: 2. Special Issue: Mapping the Global Food Landscape, eds. Jennifer Clapp, Annette Desmarais, Matias Margulis [View PDF]

Reflections on Foodsheds in Three Continents. 2014Canadian Food Studies 1:1, pp.4-9

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.

Discourse and Structure in theGovernance of Genetically Modified Foods:  Disempowering Civil Society, in John Kirton and Peter Hajnal. eds., Sustainability, Civil Society, and International Governance: Local, North American and Global Perspectives. Ashgate, 2006 (with Diane Bartlett)

1750: Colonialismo e Prima Mondializzazione” (“Colonies and the First Globalization”). Atlante dell’allimentazione e della gastronomia. Torino:Unione Tipografico-EditriceTorinese, 2004 (with Sidney Mintz)

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 

What on Earth is the Modern World-System?  Foodgetting and Territory in the Modern Era and Beyond, Journal of World-Systems Research  Vol.  VI.  Summer/Fall 2000.  www.jwsr.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/jwsr-v6n2-hfriedmann.pdf

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.

A Sustainable World Food Economy,  in Roger Keil, David V.J. Bell, Leesa Fawcett and Peter Penz, eds., Political Ecology: Global and Local.  London: Routledge, 1998. pp. 87-101.

Promethean Sociology: On Wallerstein and the Modern World-System,  Contemporary Sociology 25:3, 1997, pp. 319-22. Reprinted in Dan Clawson, ed.  Required Reading: Sociology’s Most Influential Books, Amherst MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998, pp. 149-54.

After Midas' Feast:  Sustainable Alternatives for the World Food Economy, Patricia Allen, ed., Food for the Future:  Conditions and Contradictions of Sustainability.  New York: Wiley & Sons, 1993, pp. 213-33. Reprinted in Roger Keil, Gerda A. Wekerle and David V.J. Bell, eds. Local Places in the Age of the Global City.  Montreal: Black Rose, 1996.

New Wines, New Bottles: The Regulation of Capital on World Scale, Studies in Political Economy 36, 1991, 19-42.  Reprinted in Bob Jessop, ed. Regulation Theory and the Crisis of Capitalism.  UK: Edward Elgar, 1999. Reprintedin Jane Jenson Rianne Mahon, and Manfred Bienefeld, eds., Production, Space, Identity.  Toronto:  Canadian Scholars' Press, 1993.

Regulation of International Markets:  The Unresolved Tension Between National States and Transnational Accumulation, Bulletin of the Institute for Development Studies, (Sussex University), Special Issue on "The Political Analysis of Markets," Gordon White, ed.  vol. 24, no. 3, July 1993, pp. 49-53