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Volume 20 Issue 1 (2013)

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Special Issue
PRIVATE AGRI-FOOD STANDARDS – PART 1: CONTESTATION, HYBRIDITY AND THE POLITICS OF STANDARDS
Editorial Introduction

Private Agri-food Standards: Contestation, Hybridity and the Politics of Standards                                             1-10

Carmen Bain, Elizabeth Ransom and Vaughan Higgins

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Articles

Standards as Hybrid Forum: Comparison of the Post-Fukushima Radiation Standards                                     11-29

by a Consumer Cooperative, the Private Sector, and the Japanese Government 

Aya Hirata Kimura

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Pushing the Boundaries of the Social:

Private Agri-food Standards and the Governance of Fair Trade in European Public Procurement                     31-49

Eleanor Fisher and Hannah Sheppard

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Competing Logics in the Further Standardization of Fair Trade:

ISEAL and the Símbolo de Pequeños Productores                                                                                                    51-68

Marie-Christine Renard and Allison Loconto

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Make It What Way? The Impact of Multiple Standards Regimes                                                                              69-89

Danielle Berman

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Entangled Standardizing Networks: The Case of GLOBALGAP and Fairtrade in St Vincent’s Banana Industry 91-108

Haakon Aasprong

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Inferring the Unknown: Enacting Organic Standards through Certification                                                           109-125

Maarten van der Kamp

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The Negotiation of Quality Standards:

Social Interactionist Approach to Fruit and Vegetable Distribution in Argentina                                                  127-146

Maria Laura Viteri and Alberto Arce

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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