Global Studies & Development
Contested Global Governance Space and Transnational Agrarian Movements
An empirical, un-matched study of transnational movements deeply embedded in financialization theories.
The Political Economy of Agribusiness
A Critical Development Perspective
This book analyzes global economic policies that impact rural communities, land use, food sovereignty and environmental justice.
The Politics of Transnational Movements
This book draws upon political economy and political ecology debates to focus on the socio-ecological dynamics of fisheries politics.
Tiny Engines of Abundance
A History of Peasant Productivity and Repression
Food production by small peasant farmers is both more productive and sustainable than food produced by corporate agriculture.
The Fair Trade Handbook
Building a Better World, Together
Can global trade be made fair? This handbook brings together leading fair traders, activists, advocates and commentators in Canada and internationally, reflecting on the shortfalls of conventional business, production and global trade and how we can change our policies, practices and behaviours.
COVID-19 and the Future of Capitalism
Postcapitalist Horizons Beyond Neo-Liberalism
COVID-19 revealed the crisis of neoliberal globalization, and this book posits a revolutionary program that takes advantage of the pandemic environment to defeat and transcend capitalism.
Karl Marx and the Decay of the Profit System
The Covid-19 crisis has brought our society to a precipice, and Marx’s laws of value and profitability are indispensable to interpreting the advanced state of decay of world capitalism. What should we do next?
Politics, Economy and Ecology
This book adopts an interdisciplinary and critical perspective to explore the politics among humans and with the environment in natural resource appropriation.
The Political Economy of Agrarian Extractivism
Lessons From Bolivia
The Political Economy of Agrarian Extractivism analyzes how the Bolivian countryside is transformed by the development and expansion of the soy complex and reveals the extractive dynamics of capitalist industrial agriculture, while also challenging dominant discourses legitimating this model as a means to achieve inclusive and sustainable rural development.
Agriculture and the Generation Problem
In this unique exploration of relations between the generations in agrarian societies, Agriculture and the Generation Problem examines the dynamics of the transfer of agrarian resources and opportunities between the generations in rural communities, and argues that we must take generational relations seriously if we are to understand the future of farming and the fate of future generations in rural areas.