Header-farmlandgrab-en3
Icon-globe   Icon-fb   Icon-twitter   Icon-rss  
Home About events Gallery Publish
Subscribe
Help

Who's involved?

Archives

Languages

Special content

Land grabbing and global governance
Published: 18 Feb 2013
Posted in: 
Comments (0) Print Email this

Land Grabbing and Global Governance

Globalizations, 10(1) February 2013

Guest Editors: Matias E. Margulis, Nora McKeon & Saturnino M. Borras Jr.

The issue on land grabbing and global governance contains 14 articles: introductory essay, 8 original research articles and 5 review articles of transnational instruments to regulate land grabs. The special issue analyzes the recent global land rush from a global/transnational perspective and takes into account the ever greater flows of capital, goods, and ideas across borders and that these flows occur through axes of power that are far more polycentric than the North-South imperialist tradition. In addition, the special issue features contributions from scholars and global civil society activists engaged in the present global contests to regulate land grabs in an effort to co-produce and mobilize knowledge. The contribution of the articles in this collection to the broader scholarship on land grabbing is that it provides a framework for analyzing land grabbing as concurrent struggle for control over local pieces of land and transnational regulatory institutions.
 
For FREE access to selected articles for a limited time, click: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rglo20/10/1
 
Table of Contents
 
Land Grabbing and Global Governance: Critical Perspectives (introductory essay)
Matias E. Margulis, Nora McKeon & Saturnino M. Borras Jr.                      
 
Land Grabs Today: Feeding the Disassembling of National Territory
Saskia Sassen                                                                                                
 
Land Grabbing as Security Mercantilism in International Relations
Philip McMichael                                                                                          
 
Governing the Global Land Grab: Multipolarity, Ideas and Complexity in Transnational Governance      
Matias E. Margulis & Tony Porter                                                                
 
Gulf States and the Governance of Agro-Investments
Eckart Woertz
 
“One Does Not Sell the Land Upon Which the People Walk”: Land Grabbing, Rural Social Movements, and Global Governance
Nora McKeon                                                                                                
 
International Human Rights and Governing Land Grabbing: A View From Global Civil Society
Rolf Künnemann & Sofía Monsalve Suárez
 
Certification Schemes and the Governance of Land: Enforcing Standards or Enabling Scrutiny?
Elizabeth Fortin & Ben Richardson                                                              
 
The Challenge of Global Governance of Land Grabbing: Changing International Agricultural Context and Competing Political Views and Strategies
Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Jennifer Franco & Chunyu Wang                                      
 
Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests
Philip Seufert                                                                                                
 
The Principles for Responsible Agricultural Investment
Phoebe Stephens                                                                                            
 
The Minimum Human Rights Principles Applicable to Large-Scale Land Acquisitions or Leases
Priscilla Claeys & Gaëtan Vanloqueren                                                        
 
Private Governance and Land Grabbing: The Equator Principles and Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels
Ariane Goetz                                                                                                  
 
Restrictions on Foreign Acquisitions of Agricultural Land in Argentina and Brazil
Nicolás Marcelo Perrone  



Post a comment
Name

Email address (optional - if you want a reply)

Comment

Cambodia: Sugar for the EU is destroying our land. Sign the petition to tell EU to stop supporting land grabbing in Cambodia.


Urgent appeal: Arbitrary detention and continued judicial harassment against members of the Malen Land Owners and Users Association


Call for mobilisation: West African caravan for land, water and seeds


Who's involved?

10 Feb 2016 - New Delhi
India-Africa Agribusiness Forum
Smallfh_screen shot 2016-02-09 at 3 Spacer
31 Mar 2016 - Valencia
World Forum on Access to Land
Smallfh_11230925_878959872194209_3081895530421749251_n Spacer
14 Jun 2016 - London
Agrimoney Investment Forum
Smallfh_screen shot 2016-01-20 at 11 Spacer
06 Jul 2016 - New York
Executive training program on sustainable investments in agriculture
Smallfh_home-feature Spacer


Languages



Archives