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International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food

Published by Michigan State University

Official publication of the Research Committee on Sociology of Agriculture and Food (RC-40)
of the International Sociological Association (ISA)

Editors: Raymond Jussaume, Claire Marris and Katerina Psarikidou

Frequency: 3 issues per year 
ISSN: 0798-1759

Volume 15 Issue 3 (2007)

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Special Issue


Competing Discourses of Farm Animal Welfare and Agri-food Restructuring                                                                         1-7

Mara Miele and Bettina Bock

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Searching for the 'Win-Win'? Animals, Genomics and Welfare                                                                                                  8-25

Richard Twine

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The Rise of Agricultural Animal Welfare Standards as Understood Through a Neo-Institutional Lens                              26-44

Elizabeth Ransom

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Eating Well, Eating Fare: Farm Animal Welfare in France                                                                                                       45-58

Henry Buller and Christine Cesar

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Consumption of Welfare-friendly Food Products in Great Britain, Italy and Sweden,

and How It May Be Influenced by Consumer Attitudes to, and Behaviour towards, Animal Welfare Attributes                59-73

L.E. Mayfield, R.M. Bennett, R.B. Tranter and M.J. Wooldridge

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Animal Welfare According to Norwegian Consumers and Producers: Definitions and Implications                                  74-90

Guro Ådnegard Skarstad, Laura Terragni and Hanne Torjusen 

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Segmentation Based on Consumers' Perceived Importance and Attitude toward Farm Animal Welfare                        91-107

Filiep Vanhonacker, Wim Verbeke, Els Van Poucke and Frank A.M. Tuyttens

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Farmers' Relationship with Different Animals: The Importance of Getting Close to the Animals -

Case Studies of French, Swedish and Dutch                                                                                                                         108-125

Cattle, Pig and Poultry Farmers 

B.B. Bock, M.M. van Huik, M. Prutzer, F. Kling Eveillard and A. Dockes

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Book Review

Worlds of Food: Place, Power, and Provenance in the Food Chain,

by Kevin Morgan, Terry Marsden and Jonathan Murdoch                                                                                                   126-128

Tim Lang 

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