Reworking the metabolic rift: La Vía Campesina, agrarian citizenship, and food sovereignty

  title={Reworking the metabolic rift: La V{\'i}a Campesina, agrarian citizenship, and food sovereignty},
  author={Hannah Wittman},
  journal={The Journal of Peasant Studies},
  pages={805 - 826}
Amidst increasing concerns about climate change, food shortages, and widespread environmental degradation, a demand is emerging for ways to resolve longstanding social and ecological contradictions present in contemporary capitalist models of production and social organisation. This paper first discusses how agriculture, as the most intensive historical nexus between society and nature, has played a pivotal role in social and ecological change. I explore how agriculture has been integrally… Expand
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