By Vaughan Higgins,Geoffrey Lawrence

Food protection and sustainability are arguably an important matters dealing with the agri-food area initially of a brand new millennium. In an period of globalization, the place country states seem to have a diminishing position in governing those issues, the present and rising strength relatives underpinning agri-food law call for renewed scholarly cognizance.


Drawing upon the services of a few of the main well-known writers in rural sociology, geography and anthropology, this booklet exhibits how globalization approaches open up a brand new regulatory politics during which ‘non-political’ sorts of governing play an more and more influential position in shaping agricultural construction and consumption.


The first of its type to severely and comprehensively research new different types of governing and law, this significant textual content explores the connection among globalization and new websites, areas and brokers of agricultural law, utilizing certain case reviews in built international locations to demonstrate issues made. Demonstrating the political value of regulatory mechanisms extending past the country, the e-book additionally discusses the implications for the governing of the agri-food sector.

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