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The Bernstein & Byres Prize in Agrarian Change 2020

June 27, 2022

LIAM CAMPLING, CRISTÓBAL KAY, JENS LERCHE, BRIDGET O’LAUGHLIN, CARLOS OYA, JONATHAN PATTENDEN AND HELENA PÉREZ NIÑO   We are pleased to announce that Martín Arboleda has been awarded the 2020 Bernstein & Byres Prize for his article ‘Towards an agrarian question of circulation: Walmart’s expansion in Chile and the agrarian political economy of supply chain capitalism’, Journal of Agrarian Change, 2020, vol.…

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Autonomy in agrarian studies, politics & movements: An inter-paradigm debate

July 4, 2022

KEES JANSEN & LEANDRO VERGARA-CAMUS   Autonomy has been a word that has been rolling off the tongues of leftist activists and academics for decades and has been the subject of countless articles and books. It has been theorised from Marxist, Anarchist, Post-Marxist, Foucauldian and Feminist perspectives. Historically, the term autonomy has often been used…

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[Call for Papers] IIPPE 2022: Agrarian Change Working Group

April 24, 2022

International Initiative for the Promotion of Political Economy (IIPPE) 22nd Annual Conference, 7-9 September 2022, Bologna, Italy Call for papers and panel proposals: Agrarian Change Working Group   The agrarian change working group invites submission of proposals for individual papers, and thematic panels. Submissions are open to all aspects of agrarian change and but we…

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Book Review: Mythri Jegathesan’s Tea & Solidarity

March 23, 2022

JAYASEELAN RAJ   Tea and Solidarity is a fascinating monograph by Mythri Jegathesan that examines the lives of tea-plucking women and their families as they seek work outside the Sri Lankan plantations. It provides a powerful description of their struggle for a dignified life within and outside the plantations, what Jegathesan calls their ‘desires for…

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