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By Richard Le Heron, Hugh Campbell, Nick Lewis, Michael Carolan

ISBN-10: 1138843016

ISBN-13: 9781138843011

Recent agri-food stories, together with commodity platforms, the political economic climate of agriculture, nearby improvement, and wider examinations of the agricultural measurement in financial geography and rural sociology were faced by way of 3 demanding situations. those could be summarized as: ‘more than human’ techniques to fiscal existence; a ‘post-structural political economic climate’ of nutrients and agriculture; and demands extra ‘enactive’, performative study approaches. 

This volume describes the family tree of such ways, drawing at the reflective insights of greater than 5 years of overseas engagement and study. It demonstrates the types of recent paintings being generated below those methods and gives a method for exploring how they need to be all understood as a part of an analogous broader have to evaluation idea and strategies within the learn of foodstuff, agriculture, rural improvement and financial geography. This radical collective approach is elaborated as the organic Economies strategy. The authors escape from conventional different types of study, reconceptualising materialities, and reframing financial assemblages as organic economies, in line with the suggestion of all study being enactive or performative.

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This confrontation has echoed strongly over the intervening decade as Kathie has led the diverse and community economies challenge to the politics of knowledge production in agri-food and BE researchers and their graduate students have connected repeatedly in conference sessions and writing projects with her challenge to researchers to learn to be affected (Gibson-Graham and Roelvink 2010) and to practise an enactive and affective scholarship in coming to re-know not just agri-food but the way they do knowing.

RICHARD LE HERON, GEOFF SMITH, ERENA LE HERON AND MICHAEL ROCHE PART 2 Enacting new politics of knowledge 13 In your face: why food is politics and why we are finally starting to admit it189 MICHAEL M. BELL 14 Geographers at work in disruptive human–biophysical projects: methodology as ontology in reconstituting nature–society knowledge ERENA LE HERON, NICK LEWIS AND RICHARD LE HERON 15 Food utopias: performing emergent scholarship and agri-food futures PAUL V. STOCK, CHRISTOPHER ROSIN AND MICHAEL CAROLAN 16 The very public nature of agri-food scholarship, and its problems and possibilities MICHAEL CAROLAN 17 Eating bioeconomies MICHAEL K.

They explore the particularities of biological economies through situated framings in what is very much a remaking of agri-food knowledges from the empirical out. This mode of opening up the world crafts and colours a rougher empirical canvas upon which the chapters in Part 2 of the book more or less explicitly elaborate methodological and conceptual possibilities for enacting a new politics of knowledge making in agri-food. The authors in Part 2 build platforms that rework ontological, methodological, and moral domains in agri-food scholarship in relation to enduring political questions about social and ecological justice.

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