A food regime genealogy

  title={A food regime genealogy},
  author={P. Mcmichael},
  journal={The Journal of Peasant Studies},
  pages={139 - 169}
  • P. Mcmichael
  • Published 2009
  • Economics
  • The Journal of Peasant Studies
Food regime analysis emerged to explain the strategic role of agriculture and food in the construction of the world capitalist economy. It identifies stable periods of capital accumulation associated with particular configurations of geopolitical power, conditioned by forms of agricultural production and consumption relations within and across national spaces. Contradictory relations within food regimes produce crisis, transformation, and transition to successor regimes. This ‘genealogy’ traces… Expand
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