Agri-food restructuring: A synthesis of recent Australian research

Lawrence, G (1999) Agri-food restructuring: A synthesis of recent Australian research. Rural Sociology, 64 2: 186-202.

Author Lawrence, G
Title Agri-food restructuring: A synthesis of recent Australian research
Journal name Rural Sociology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0036-0112
Publication date 1999
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 64
Issue 2
Start page 186
End page 202
Total pages 17
Language eng
Abstract Globalizing tendencies within capitalism are leading to important alterations in the structure of agricultural production and the ways food companies are involving themselves in processing and marketing. Increasingly, finance capital and transnational agribusiness have sought ways to influence, and in some cases redirect, farming activities in Australia. The penetration of farming structures by corporate capital has been hastened by state deregulation. Rather than providing detailed empirical evidence, this paper presents a broad synthesis of recent Australian research with the aim of informing readers otherwise unaware of events in the Antipodes of the forms and impacts of agri-food change in Australia.
Keyword Sociology
Agriculture
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Social Science Publications
 
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