Introduction. The New Agrarian Question: Control Over Resources and Social Reproduction

Author/s Alessandra Corrado
Publishing Year 2013 Issue 2013/102 Language Italian
Pages 7 P. 7-13 File size 168 KB
DOI 10.3280/SUR2013-102001
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The 3F (food-fuel-finance crisis) has highlighted the continuous and renewed process of capitalistic accumulation, by dispossession and creative destruction, as well as the fundamental role of agriculture for social reproduction and ecological balance on the global level. The definition of an agrarian question of food has emerged by the contribution of peasant movements too: control over production resources and peasant agriculture appear to be fundamental for food sovereignty and socio-ecological sustainability.

Keywords: Agrarian Question, Food Sovereignty, Food Security, Peasant Agriculture, Land Grabbing, Land

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Alessandra Corrado, Introduzione. La nuova questione agraria: controllo delle risorse e riproduzione sociale in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 102/2013, pp 7-13, DOI: 10.3280/SUR2013-102001