publication . Article . 2002

The dynamics of the global capital and its consequences on agriculture and in rural spaces

Manuel Moreira;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2002
  • Publisher: International Sociological Association - Research Committee on Sociology of Agriculture and Food
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
In this paper globalization is conceptualised as a process that marks a new phase of capitalism (Moreira 1994). The aim of this paper is to propose a systematic approach to the economic and social consequences of the globalization process, with particular attention to agriculture and agri-food as well as the use of rural areas. Therefore, understanding the role of the main agents of globalization is a necessary condition to assess the impact of this process. My working hypothesis is that the different actors in the globalization process do not demonstrate the same behaviour, justifying a closer look at the logic and dynamics of its main agents, and the reactions...
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publication . Article . 2002

The dynamics of the global capital and its consequences on agriculture and in rural spaces

Manuel Moreira;