The Neoliberal Food Regime: Neoregulation and the New Division of Labor in North America.

@article{Pechlaner2010TheNF,
  title={The Neoliberal Food Regime: Neoregulation and the New Division of Labor in North America.},
  author={Gabriela Pechlaner and Gerardo Otero},
  journal={Rural Sociology},
  year={2010},
  volume={75},
  pages={179-208}
}
We undertake a comparative investigation of how neoliberal restructuring characterizes the third food regime in the three North American countries. By contrasting the experience of the two developed countries of the United States and Canada with that of the developing country of Mexico, we shine some empirical light on the differential impact of neoliberal regulatory restructuring on the division of labor in agriculture within the North American Free Trade Agreement region. In particular, we… 

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