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Volume 21 Issue 1 (2014)

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Special Issue


Editorial Introduction


Global Shocks, Changing Agricultural Policy and the Viability of Rural Communities                                           1-6

Authors: Hilde Bjørkhaug and Katrina Rønningen

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Conversion of Family Farms and Resilience in Southland, New Zealand                                                                7-29

Authors: Jérémie Forney and Paul V. Stock

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Governing Australia’s Dairy Farm Workforce:

A New Terrain for Negotiating Rural Community Sustainability                                                                              31-50

Authors: Michael Santhanam-Martin and Ruth Nettle

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Crisis? What Crisis? Marginal Farming, Rural Communities and Climate Robustness:

The Case of Northern Norway                                                                                                                                      51-69

Authors: Hilde Bjørkhaug and Katrina Rønningen

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The Rural under the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union:

Sustainable Rural Development aspects of Pillar II in Finland and Estonia                                                           71-95

Authors: Michael Kull, Olli Voutilainen, Stamatios Christopoulos and Ramon Reimets

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Multifunctional Agricultural Policies: Pathways towards Sustainable Rural Development?                                97-114

Author: Tanja Mölders

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Agricultural Policy in Russia: Global Challenges and the Viability of Rural Communities                                    115-131

Author: Zemfira I. Kalugina

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A Twenty-first Century Socialist Agriculture?

Land Reform, Food Sovereignty and Peasant–State Dynamics in Venezuela                                                        133-154

Author: Daniel Lavelle

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Peasant-managed Agricultural Growth in China: Mechanisms of Labour-driven Intensification                        155-171

Authors: Jan Douwe van der Ploeg, Jingzhong Ye, Huifang Wu and Chunyu Wang

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Sustainable Food Security: An Emerging Research and Policy Agenda                                                                 173-188

Authors: Roberta Sonnino, Ana Moragues Faus and Albino Maggio

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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

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