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Learning as territoriality: the political ecology of education in the Brazilian landless workers’ movement
In this contribution, I explore the importance of agroecological education in the Brazilian Landless Workers’ Movement (MST). I analyze how certain MST educational programs are based in a criticalExpand
The cultural politics of the agroecological transition
Scholarly attention to sustainability transitions is rapidly increasing. This article explores how cultural politics constrain agricultural change. Cultural politics, or conflicting values aboutExpand
Towards a political ecology of education: the educational politics of scale in southern Pará, Brazil
Social movements have initiated both academic programs and disciplines. I present ethnographic data that I gathered during 17 months of fieldwork with the Brazilian Landless Workers’ Movement (MST)Expand
Critical food systems education (CFSE): educating for food sovereignty
ABSTRACT Food systems education can help individuals and communities transition to more sustainable food systems. Despite the growing scholarship on food systems education, there is a paucity ofExpand
YouTube and Social Movements: A Phenomenological Analysis of Participation, Events and Cyberplace
Web 2.0 studies position new social media as creating relational connections, yielding new geographies based on increased awareness. YouTube exemplifies these media, fostering relations betweenExpand
Critical Food Systems Education and the Question of Race
Studies of food systems education have largely avoided questions concerning race. In this commentary, we interrogate the racial assumptions behind certain food systems education projects. FoodExpand
Taking research with its roots: restructuring schools in the Brazilian landless workers' movement upon the principles of a political ecology of education
  • D. Meek
  • Political Science
  • 1 December 2015
How does education mediate the relationship between the co-production of environmental knowledge, and the social reproduction of an alternative society? This article draws upon a political ecology ofExpand
EXPLORING THE ROLE OF CULTURE IN THE LINK BETWEEN MENTAL HEALTH AND FOOD INSECURITY: A CASE STUDY FROM BRAZIL
Food insecurity has traditionally been characterized as a driver of health disparities because of its potential impacts on nutritional status. Food, however, has important social and culturalExpand
Transforming space and society? The political ecology of education in the Brazilian Landless Workers’ Movement’s Jornada de Agroecología
The occupation of space is a key geographic tactic for social movements. In this article, we explore how movements’ explicit and everyday occupation of space exists along a continuum. Taken together,Expand
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