Paper Review: Brilmayer and Moon’s chapter on “Regulating Land Grabs: Third Party States, Social Activism and International Law”

Land grabbing and other actors: an inherent feature of transnational production Author: Giulia Caddeo This blog engages with Brilmayer and Moon’s chapter on “Regulating Land Grabs: Third Party States, Social Activism and International Law” in order to discuss a striking and remarkable fact of the world of today: the transnational grabbing of land for agricultural purposes. The authors deal with this issue in a manner … Continue reading Paper Review: Brilmayer and Moon’s chapter on “Regulating Land Grabs: Third Party States, Social Activism and International Law”

Book review: N. Lambek, P. Claeys, et al. (eds.),”Rethinking Global Food Systems, Structural Challenges, New Strategies and the Law”

The following article review will be based on the book Rethinking Global Food Systems, Structural Challenges, New Strategies and the Law. Nowadays, it is more important than ever to understand what is hidden behind our meals. Food is not simply something that allows us to exist. It is inseparably connected to a set of interrelated issues, such as history, culture, traditions, rights, environment, economics, law … Continue reading Book review: N. Lambek, P. Claeys, et al. (eds.),”Rethinking Global Food Systems, Structural Challenges, New Strategies and the Law”

Paper review: N. McKeon,“The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition: a coup for corporate capital?”

Paper review: McKeon, Nora (2014) ‘The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutriction: A Coup for Corporate Capital’. Amsterdam: Transnational Institute (TNI). The objective of Nora McKeon’s article is to analyse the G8 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition’s (‘G8NA’) relationship with corporate actors and interests. More specifically, the author intends to analyse the rhetoric of the project. McKeon chose to study the G8NA … Continue reading Paper review: N. McKeon,“The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition: a coup for corporate capital?”