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Author Burch, David, 1942 January 16-

Title Globalization and agri-food restructuring : perspectives from the Australasia region / edited by David Burch, Roy E. Rickson, Geoffrey Lawrence
Published Aldershot, Hants, UK ; Brookfield, Vt. : Avebury, [1996]


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 MELB  338.1099 Bur/Gaa  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 349 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: Australasian perspectives on agri-food restructuring / David Burch, Roy E. Rickson and Geoffrey Lawrence -- 2. Theoretical issues in global agri-food restructuring / Frederick H. Buttel -- 3. Contemporary agri-food restructuring: Australia and New Zealand / Geoffrey Lawrence -- 4. Eco-commodity systems: Historical geographies of context, articulation and embeddedness under capitalism / Richard Le Heron and Michael Roche -- 5. The detraditionalization of farming / Ian Gray -- 6. The uneasy transition to globalization: Restructuring of the Australian tomato processing industry / David Burch and Bill Pritchard -- 7. Australian sugar in the global economy: Recent trends, emerging problems / Linda Hungerford -- 8. Restructuring in the Australian dairy industry: The reconstruction and reinvention of co-operatives / Bill Pritchard -- 9. Organic agriculture in New Zealand: Corporate greening, transnational corporations and sustainable agriculture / Hugh Campbell -- 10. Contract farming in organizational agriculture: The effects upon farmers and the environment / Roy E. Rickson and David Burch -- 11. Contract farming under globally-oriented and locally-emergent agribusiness in Tasmania / Leigh Miller -- 12. Farmer decision making under contract farming in northern Tasmania / Amabel L. A. Fulton and Robert J. Clark -- 13. Agro-industrialization and social change within the Australian context: A case study of the fast food industry / Kristen Lyons -- 14. Supermarkets and the supply of fresh fruit and vegetables in Australia: Implications for wholesale markets / Hermione Parsons -- 15. Linking the global and the local: Ethnographic perspectives on farm practice and the globalization of agriculture / Emily Phillips -- 16. The globalized agriculture-finance relation: South Australian farm families and communities in a new regulatory environment / Neil Argent -- 17. Entrenched farm indebtedness and the process of agrarian change: A case study and its implications / Peter J. Smailes -- 18. Globalized agriculture and agri-food restructuring in southeast Asia: The Thai experience / David Burch
Analysis Agriculture and food
Asia, Southeast
Australia overseas comparisons
Commodity marketing
Economic integration
Federal issue
New Zealand
State issue
Structural adjustment
Notes Most of the papers ... initially presented at the [ Agri-food Research] Network's first major conference held at Griffith University in Brisbane in July 1995."--Pref
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Agricultural industries -- Australasia -- Congresses.
Agricultural industries -- Australasia.
Agriculture and state -- Australia -- Congresses.
Agriculture and state -- New Zealand -- Congresses.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Australasia -- Congresses.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Australasia.
Food industry and trade -- Australasia -- Congresses.
Food supply -- Australasia.
Produce trade -- Asia -- Congresses.
Produce trade -- Australia -- Congresses.
Produce trade -- New Zealand -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Lawrence, Geoffrey.
Rickson, Roy E.
Agri-food Research Network.
LC no. 96086358
ISBN 1859723802