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Globalization and sustainable development: a political ecology strategy to realize ecological justice

Hugo Fjelsted Alrøe; Leigh Glover; John Byrne;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006
  • Publisher: CABI Publishing
Organic agriculture is, like mainstream agriculture, faced with the challenges of globalization and sustainable development. Ecological justice, the fair distribution of livelihoods and environments, has emerged as a key concept in efforts, on the one hand, to resist negative consequences of globalization and ecological modernization and, on the other to propose new agenda and institutional arrangements. This chapter investigates the role that ecological justice as a political ecology strategy may have in addressing the present problems of organic agriculture in a global political economy. The investigation has two interacting elements, a theoretical analysis of...
free text keywords: Food systems, Values, standards and certification, Ecology, Ecological modernization, Globalization, Political ecology, Political science, Sustainable development, Politics, Sustainability, Commons
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